|Interview Terry Jenkins||Back||1||2||3||4||Forward|
When and why did you start to play darts?
I think I was around 14. My older brother and his friends often played darts at home and I wanted to join them. I always did win.
Did you have any role models?
Not really. I didn't know much about dart players didn't hear much about them and never did see them play. Erik Bristow that was a very well known person of course. But he was no role model for me. I really didn't know enough for that.
When did you enter the PDC?
I think its six years now. I thought I might get into the top ten as I seemed to get better and better.
And you never played BDO?
Not really. I of course played some open competitions. And I played county. One could say that´s BDO. But I never played BDO circuit.
When did you become a full time professional and what was your original profession?
I can't say it was a conscious decision to become professional not that I said one day "now I turn professional". It just happened because I earned more and more price money. I was doing removals, I was very strong. I still do it from time to time but not often now. It's not really good for my darts. And I am not so strong any longer…
Is it true that you are a better floor player then a stage player?
Well, I would say in the beginning I really was a better floor player. But now I like playing on stage and I reached some finals so it just can't be true any longer.
And what for you is the big difference between both?
There really is a very big difference. It is totally different to play in front of such big crowds though I can't say I felt really nervous or shy up on stage. Nevertheless one has to get used to it.