Wayne Mardle is an English retired professional darts player for the Professional Darts Corporation events, and former player in the BDO. He now lives in Romford. Prior to becoming a professional, Mardle worked for the Association of Accounting Technicians. Often refereed to as Hawaii 501 since 2000, a play on the title of the popular television series, Hawaii Five-O, largely thanks to the Hawaiian shirts he began to wear as a result of a bet and in reference to 501 being the start score of a leg of darts.
With a dress sense that aptly matches his crowd-pleasing onstage presence and activity, Wayne's infamous dancing to the tune of interval music along with his talent has seen him become one of the most popular players on the circuit. A fantastic former darts player and true entertainer that is cherished by his fans, Wayne Mardle is available to hire as a speaker for events across the UK through the Champions Speakers agency where he has a host of entertaining and insightful tales to share much to the delight of his guests.
A three-time runner up to the legendaryPhil Taylor in three PDC finals, Wayne Mardle has played in World Matchplay tournaments, BDO World Championships, PDC World Championships, Premier League Darts and various other tournaments showcasing his talent and ability along with equipping Mardle to provide an extensive overview and account of professional darts during his time as a speaker for the Champions Speakers agency. The Tottenham Hotspur fan has also written a book, Hawaii 501 - Life As A Darts Pro which effectively chronicled the ups and downs of his life as a professional darts player during 2005.
The winner of the Atlanta Players Championship, Players Championship and both the Dutch and Denmark Open, Wayne Mardle was an ever present figure within the knockout stages of major BDO and PDC Premierevents. Now a commentator for Sky Sports alongside his appearances in exhibition matches, Wayne Mardle is an extremely popular and highly sought after darts personality that is well placed to share the highs and lows of professional sport as well as recounting tales from some of darts' most notorious occurrences. A charismatic, adored and celebrated former darts player, the fan favourite and born entertainer Wayne Mardle is available to book for any event through the Champions Speakers agency where he is certain to be a popular addition to any occasion.