Gareth Thomas splashes out 300k pounds on skating rink

Last Updated: Tue, Jan 22, 2013 11:20 hrs

Rugby star Gareth Thomas is splurging 300000 pounds on his own skating rink, as being on 'Dancing on Ice' has left him hooked.

The 38-year-old Welsh rugby player, wants to improve even if he gets the boot from the show, and is looking to invest in a disused rink or build his own, the Sun reported.

According to the ex-Wales captain's friend, the money he's willing to put in will buy a good-sized one that people would pay to use, but he really wants to use it for himself and his friends.

The friend asserted that he wants it just for the joy of keeping up the sport.

The pal added that that Garth has been talking about getting a rink near his South Wales home since he began training for the ITV show in October. (ANI)

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