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The Canadian Olympic Curling Team

Canada, with eight Olympic medals, has been a dominating force in professional curling over the last decades, only rivalled by Scandinavian teams such as Sweden, Norway and Finland.

At the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, Canada’s Olympic Curling Team will be aiming for more gold.

Both the men’s and the women’s curling teams are considered favourites going into the Sochi Winter Olympics, where they hope to claim Canada’s third gold for men and second for women. The men will be represented by Brad Jacobs (skip), Ryan Fry (third), E.J. Harnden (second), Ryan Harnden (lead) and Caleb Flaxey (fifth).

The women’s team includes Jennifer Jones (skip), Kaitlyn Lawes (third), Jill Officer (second), Dawn McEwen (lead) and Kirsten Wall (fifth).

Take a look at where Canada’s Sochi 2014 Curling athletes call home