Doug Pottinger

Curling

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Teammates Greg Romaniuk, Leon Romaniuk, Troy Shroeder

Delivers  Right-handed

Occupation  Sales representative, Ag-Chem Equipment Co., Inc

Family  Married to Allison; two daughters

Year Started Curling  1983

Height 6 feet 2 inch

Weight 180 pounds

 

CURLING HIGHLIGHTS

U.S. Olympic Team Trials: 2005 (7th), 2001 (5th)

U.S. National Championships: 2008 (4th), 2007 (5th), 2006 (4th), 2005 (8th), 2004 (champion), 2000 World Curling Championships: 2004 (9th)

U.S. Olympic Committee Team of the Year: 2006

Manitoba Junior Nationals: 1993 (champions, played 3rd)

ABOUT DOUG

Curls out of: St. Paul Curling Club, St. Paul, Minnesota

First curling memories: "Watching my dad play; riding curling rocks down the ice."

Can't live without: "Food, water, shelter, sports, music, Canadian beer."

Favorites: "Pizza, Van Halen."

Other favorite sports: Kayaking, camping, rock climbing, water skiing, hockey, bird hunting

Curling mentor:  "My dad, Ed Lukowich, Hec Gervais."

Hero: Wayne Gretzky