The 2021 Canadian Olympic Curling Trials were held from November 20 to 28 at the SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The winners of the men’s and women’s events will represent Canada at the 2022 Winter Olympics.
Where is Jennifer Jones from?
Jennifer Judith Jones OM (born July 7, 1974) is a Canadian curler. She was the Olympic champion in curling as skip of the Canadian team at the 2014 Sochi Games. Jones is the first female skip to go through the Games undefeated.
Is curling from Canada?
Today, the sport is most firmly established in Canada, having been taken there by Scottish emigrants. The Royal Montreal Curling Club, the oldest established sports club still active in North America, was established in 1807.
Is Jennifer Jones alive?
She was a competitive softball player, having competed at the 2013 Canada Summer Games. Her brother, Joel Peterman, won Gold at the 2007 Canada Winter Games. She is engaged to her doubles partner, Brett Gallant. She currently lives in Winnipeg.
Where did curling originate in Canada?
In Alberta, the first curling club was formed in Lethbridge in 1887. Although there had been curling in Calgary since 1885, it wasn’t until 1888 that the Calgary Curling Club was formally brought into being, and became affiliated with the Manitoba Branch of the RCCC. Edmonton began its curling in the same year – 1888.
Where are curling stones made in Canada?
The island of Ailsa Craig was the original location where curling stones were made. Curling stones are made from three types of quartz-free granite: Blue Hone, Ailsa Craig Common Green (both found on Ailsa Craig island), and Trefor, which can be found in the Trefor quarry of Wales.
What is the curling capital of Canada?
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Jennifer Jones, voted Canada’s best female curler in history, is going back to the Olympics at 47. Jones, who went undefeated to 2014 Olympic gold as a skip, led a team that won the Canadian Olympic Trials for the Beijing Games on Sunday.