Wayne 'Hawaii 501' Mardle is the most flamboyant darts player in the world today, rekindling the spirit of the 1980s when Eric Bristow, Jocky Wilson and co became working-class heroes. Wayne's natural talent, spectacular stage entrances, extrovert personality, and trademark tropical shirts have won the Essex dartist a legion of fans and helped to fire the sport's resurgence on Sky television. After 15 years working as an accounts clerk to support himself in his dream to become world champion, in "Hawaii 501: A Year In The Life Of A Darts Pro Wayne" gives a candid insight into the life of a full-time darts player. From being hired to play an exhibition at one Dutch fan's house to taking on the legendary Phil Taylor in Las Vegas, Wayne reveals the rich sub-culture of darts like never before. Packed with anecdotes of bust-ups and jolly japes with fellow players, and a huge cast list of colourful characters our hero meets on his travels, this brutally honest and often hilarious book will appeal to thousands of darts fans and those intrigued about one of Britain's most popular sports.
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