Age: 34 Birthplace: Chisholm, Minnesota Resides: Duluth, Minnesota Throws: Right College/University: University of Minnesota - Duluth
In Own Words: Curls out of: Duluth (Minn.) Curling Club
Curling Highlights: * Olympic Winter Games: 2006 (bronze) * U.S. Olympic Team Trials: 2005 (champion) * U.S. National Championships: 2008, 2006 (champion), 2005 (champion), 2004 (runner-up), 2003 (champion) * World Curling Championships: 2006 (4th), 2005 (6th), 2003 (8th) * World University Games: 2007 (gold) * World Curling Tour Players Championship: 2006 (quarterfinalist), 2005 (quarterfinalist) * Minnesota State Championships: 2003 (runner-up) * John was featured in Sports Illustrated "Faces in the Crowd" section in February 2004 * USA Curling Team of the Year: 2006 * U.S. Olympic Committee Team of the Year: 2006
Junior Highlights: * U.S. Men's Junior Nationals: 2004 (champion), 2002 (runner-up) * Minnesota State Junior Championships: 2004 (champion), 2003 (runner-up),2002 (champion) * Minnesota State High School Curling Championships: 1999 (champion)
Who\What introduced you to Curling? My dad curls, so when I decided to hang up the basketball shoes, I needed a new winter activity. I went down to the club on Junior Night and have been hooked ever since.
What is your favourite sport other then curling? Baseball, golf, watching any sports on TV, fishing, hunting, fantasy football, wakeboarding