JETT Simmons doesn't weigh much more than the bowls he sends down, but the four-year-old is larger than life in lawn bowling.
The pee-wee bowler is the surprise star of a top-level lawn bowls tournament in Bendigo this week, drawing unexpected crowds with his playtime performances.
"He's probably had 100 people watching and clapping as he mucks around with his older brother," mother Holly Simmons said.
"He's a bit of a show pony. He really gets the crowd going."
Lawn bowls is in Jett's lineage.
The Frankston South youngster's father, Todd, and 18-year-old brother, Dylan, are battling South Australia in the interstate test in Bendigo.
Jett uses a size 4 bowl, an adult size and weight.
Mrs Simmons said while Jett was too young to compete, his skill level was years beyond his age.
"But he still needs to learn to wait his turn," she said.
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