Name: Joe Polo
Sport: Curling
Discipline(s): Curling
Position: Alternate
DOB: 12/10/1982
Birthplace: Cass Lake, Minn.
Hometown: Duluth, Minn.
High School: Bemidji High School
College: Bemidji State University & University of North Dakota
Team/Club: Team Dropkin
Coach(es): Shawn Rojeski
Olympic Experience
  • 2018 Olympic gold medalist
  • 2006 Olympic bronze medalist
World Championship Experience
  • Represented the U.S. at six men's world championship events
  • Won bronze at 2016 World Mixed Doubles Championship
Other Career Highlights
  • 6-time U.S. men's national champion
  • Mixed Doubles National Championship: 2019 (semifinals), 2017 (runner-up), 2016 (champion)
Personal: Works as an engineer...Enjoys hunting, fishing, sand volleyball, frisbee...Joe and his wife, Kristen, have a daughter named Ailsa, which is the sacred island where curling granite is honed.
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Mixed doubles teammate: Tabitha Peterson

Men's teammates: Korey Dropkin, Tom Howell, Mark Fenner, Alex Fenson