Warning: Creating default object from empty value in /var/www/vhosts/curlingzone.com/httpdocs/forums/tour/tour_xml_event_class.php on line 165
Born: May 14, 1968
in Columbus, Ohio
Resides: Lynnwood, Washington
Throws: Right
Profession: Assistant Store Manager, Central Market of Shoreline
College/University: Bachelor of Arts degree in Education
In Own Words:
Curls out of: Granite Curling Club, Seattle, Wash.[cr][lf][cr][lf]My curling highlights revolve around the people I've curled with. Curling has provided an opportunity for me to meet and curl with many people, most of whom I now call friends.[cr][lf][cr][lf]Curling with my brother, Jason, is the best part of it all. Jason and I have spent many lonely nights at the curling club throwing rocks and setting up shots. Sometimes when I feel he needs a boost of confidence, I'll let him beat me in a one-on-one game. When we travel, we always try to have a good time. Often times Jason will get me to the point of laughing to tears. For example, we get in an elevator somewhere at a 'spiel and in the elevator are two towel-bearing, water-dripping parents and their little boy, who looks like he didn't even make an attempt to dry off and is shivering like he was in a cold Minnesota town. Jason turns to them and without cracking a smile says, "So, were you at the restaurant?" The seconds of silence that followed were priceless.
Curling Highlights:
* U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Curling: 2005 (7th), 2001[cr][lf]* World Championships: 2004 (9th), 2001 (6th), 1992 (bronze)[cr][lf]* U.S. National Championships: 2008 (bronze), 2007 (bronze), 2006 (bronze), 2005 (7th), 2004 (champion), 2003, 2001 (champion), 1995, 1993 (runner-up), 1992 (champion); participated in 3 additional championships[cr][lf]* 2004 USA Curling Athlete of the Year
Junior Highlights:
* U.S. Junior Nationals: 1988 (runner-up); participated in 2 other championships