Position:    Alternate
 Teammates:    Heath McCormick, Chris Plys, Korey Dropkin, Tom Howell
 Hometown:    Brooklyn Park, Minn.
 Age:     46
 Occupation:    Attorney with Terry, Slane & Ruohonen
 Education:    Bachelor of arts in economics and political science from Hamline University; juris  doctor from Hamline
 Family:    Married to Sherry, two children
 Year started curling:    1981

CURLING HIGHLIGHTS

  • World Men's Championship: 2008 (7th)
  • U.S. National Championships: 2017 (2nd), 2014 (3rd), 2013 (2nd), 2012 (8th), 2011 (2nd), 2010 (5th), 2009, 2008 (champion), 2007 (8th), 2006 (5th), 2005 (5th), 2004 (5th), 2002 (5th), 1998 (5th)
  • U.S. Olympic Team Trials: 2018, 2014 (4th), 2010, 2006 (5th)
  • Continental Cup: 2008 (runner-up)
  • Karuizawa International Bonspiel: 2011 (silver)

About Rich Ruohonen:

Curls out of: St. Paul Curling Club, St. Paul, Minn., and Four Seasons Curling Club, Blaine, Minn.

 

Nickname: Dick or Dr. Double

 

Curling start: "I started curling when I moved here to live with my dad in fifth grade at the old Arden Hills Club just before it closed and have been at the St. Paul Curling Club since."