USA Curling

  • 2014
 Position:    Lead
 Teammates:    John Shuster, Jeff Isaacson, Jared Zezel
 Age:    24
 Resides:    Duluth, Minn.
 Hometown:    Mapleton, Minn.
 Occupation:    Employed with Lake Superior Consulting
 Education:    Bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the University of Minnesota-Duluth
 Family:    Single
 Year started curling:    2000
 Height:    5'11

Curling Highlights:

  • Olympic Winter Games: 2014 (9th)
  • Olympic Team Trials: 2014 (champion)
  • Continental Cup: 2014 (champion)
  • U.S. National Championships: 2014, 2013 (bronze), 2012 (bronze)
  • World Junior Championships: 2011 (6th)
  • U.S. Junior National Championships: 2011, 2010 (silver), 2009 (9th), 2008 (bronze), 2007 (5th)
  • USA Curling Athlete of the Year: 2014
  • Wisconsin Junior Playdowns: 2011 (champion), 2010, 2009 (champion), 2008 (champion)
  • St. Paul Cashspiel: 2012 (champion)
  • Illinois Junior Playdowns: 2007 (champion)
  • Minnesota State High School Championship: 2007, 2006, 2004 (champion each year)
  • Kyle Satrom Junior Bonspiel: Champion in 2006 and 2004

2013-14 Competition Schedule:

Dates  Event  Location  Results 
Sept. 12-15  The Shoot-Out @ the Saville Centre  Edmonton, AB  5-3, semifinals 
Sept. 27-30  PointOptical Curling Classic  Saskatoon, SK  1-3 
Oct. 4-6  St. Paul Cashspiel  St. Paul, MN  5-2, semifinals 
Oct. 18-21  Canad Inns Prairie Classic  Portage la Prairie, MB  4-3 
Oct. 25-28 Bernick's Miller Lite Open Bemidji, Minn. 5-1, runner-up
Nov. 10-17  2014 U.S. Olympic Team Trials  Fargo, N.D.  8-2, Champion 
Dec. 10-15  Olympic Qualification Event  Fussen, Germany  7-2, qualified 
Jan. 2-5 Perth Masters  Perth, Scotland  3-3 
Jan. 16-19 Continental Cup of Curling Las Vegas, Nev.  Champion 
Feb. 7-23  2014 Olympic Winter Games  Sochi, Russia  9th 
March 1-8 2014 National Championships Philadelphia, Pa. 5th 


About John Landsteiner:
Curls out of: 
Duluth Curling Club

Curling start:
I started curling with my dad and grandpa in league when I was young. Then I started curling junior playdowns with some friends. During that time, I started meeting other curlers at camps and bonspiels and that's how I am playing with this team today."