Norma O'Leary

USA Curling

Position Vice skip
Teammates  Margie Smith, Debbie Dexter, Shelly Kosal
Delivers Right-handed
Age 52
Hometown Silver Bay, Minn.
Occupation Golf course superintendent/general manager of the Silver Bay Golf Course
Family Married
Year started curling 1994
Height 5 feet, 2 inches
Education Bachelor's degree in business & horticulture from the University of Minnesota
CURLING HIGHLIGHTS
  • World Senior Championships: 2014, 2013 (7th)
  • U.S. Olympic Team Trials: 2009 (6th), 2005 (6th)
  • U.S. National Championships: 2011, 2009 (6th), 2006 (8th), 2005 (6th), 2003 (semifinalist)
  • U.S. Senior National Championships: 2014 (champion), 2013 (champion)
  • U.S. Club National Championships: 2014 (champion), 2013, 2009 (champion), 2008 (champion), 2007 (semifinalist), 2006 (runner-up), 2005 (runner-up)
  • U.S. Mixed Doubles Championship: 2011 (5th)
  • Minnesota State Women's Championship: 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2003 (champion each year)
  • U.S. Mixed National Championship: 2011, 2010 (5th), 2007, 1999
  • Minnesota State Mixed Championship: 2011, 2010, 2007, 1999 (champion each year)
  • USWCA Five Year and Under Challenge 1996, '97, '98 (champion)

About Norma:

Curls out of: Duluth Curling Club

Curling start: My husband Mike O'Leary is a 1966 world bronze medalist on the Bruce Roberts rink

Other sports: Golf

Favorite sport other than curling: Golf

What is the one thing you'd like to do before you die? Find out the exact location -- because then I can always avoid that place.

What sporting event would you most like to attend? The Master's at Augusta

Person dead or alive you would most like to have dinner with? An alive one

Who was most influential in your curling development: My husband Mike