A legendary world championship winning darts player, Eric Bristow MBE was a prominent figure on the darts circuit in the 1980s. Nicknamed the ‘Crafty Cockney’, Eric is one of most memorable personalities of the sport. A terrific darts speaker, Eric can call upon a host of anecdotal tales during his time in the limelight of his sport, making for both compelling and intriguing talks as an after dinner speaker.
Known for his unorthodox grip of the dart, Eric maintained his world No. 1 ranking for seven years between 1980 and 1987. Enjoying a time in the sport where television began to take an increased interest, Bristow’s talent was clearly evident and he quickly became a household name. A fantastic after dinner speaker, Eric’s question and answer sessions allow guests to find out what it was really like to be a contender in the world of darts.
Winning tournaments across the world, Bristow was known for his ability to get into the minds of his opponents, a trait that often get crowds behind his opponents. Bristow revelled in the jeers and heckles of the darts world and often played to the crowd, epitomising his accomplished showmanship. Often appearing alongside fellow darts legends, Bristow can appear as a darts speaker for exhibition matches and corporate events, giving guests the experience of facing a multiple world champion at the oche.
Bristow also mentored Phil ’The Power’ Taylor during the early stages of his career, lending the future superstar £10,000 for his development in the sport. Eric’s vision and generosity for his sport have been praised countless times, with this act highlighting Eric’s status as a legend of the sport. Breaching topics including peak performance and achieving goals during talks as a darts speaker, Eric delivers invaluable advice applicable to business and social environments alike.
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