USA Curling

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  • 1998
  • 2002
Position Second
Delivers Right-handed
Born June 1, 1960, in Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.
Hometown Nekoosa, Wis.
Occupation Papermaker
Family Married, four children
Year started curling 1980
Height 5 feet, 11 inches
Weight 225 pounds

CURLING HIGHLIGHTS

  • U.S. Olympic Team - Curling: 2002 (7th), 1998 (4th)
  • Men's Nationals: 1999, '96, '95 (champions each year); 1997(4th)
  • Men’s Worlds: 1999, '95 (4th each year); 1996 (6th)
  • U.S. Curling Association and U.S. Olympic Committee Male Athlete of the Year -  Curling: 1999
  • Wisconsin State Men's Championships: 1995 (champions)

Other highlights include:

  • Eight-time state finalist
  • 1996 Ford Hot Shot Competition winner at Ford World Championships in Hamilton, Canada

PERSONAL FILE

In his own words: "Since these were my teammates in 1996 and '97, we feel fairly comfortable as a team going into an Olympic year, because we've played many games together."

Favorites: Pizza

Hobbies: Fishing, golf, coaching baseball

Other favorite sports: Baseball, football, basketball

Heroes: "Pete Rose, because he got the most out of his limited athletic ability, and because of his great desire."

Curling goal: "To win a medal."