Idols (in sport or other):
Wayne Gretzky, Sherman Greenfeld
Favourite activities outside of sport:
watching sports – NFL, going to concerts,
Sibling(s) Name(s) (date of birth):
Carolyn Simpson – Nov 27, 1969 – Dene Nicholson – Sept 18, 1971
Pre-competition rituals / superstitions:
nothing out of the ordinary – just like to be consistent
Focus Fitness, University of WInnipeg Duckworth Centre
Preferred sport events / Specialties:
Like both singles and doubles. Have played more singles internationally.
Ron Brown, Evan Pritchard
Senior national athlete since:
JTK (Jenny The Kid), Cool Spice, Jenny Canada
College/ University (year graduated):
University of Winnipeg, 1999
Focus of studies:
Physical Activity & Sport Studies
Org./ charities supported:
Compassion Canada, Winnipeg Children’s Hospital
Other sports participated in:
Favourite movies / TV shows:
Pretty Woman, Bull Durham, Slap Shot, Grey’s Anatomy, Friday Night Lights, Nip/Tuck
It would surprise you to know that I …:
have a hole-in-one in golf.
National titles (include event, year):
Singles – 2002, 2005, 2009, 2010, 2011
Doubles – 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011
Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2011:
Playing Women’s Professional Racquetball Organization (WPRO) Tour full time. Finished with career high ranking of 7th.
Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2010:
Best WPRO finish – semi final – Sept 2010 in Dallas Texas.
Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2009:
Won Women’s Open Doubles at the 2009 US Open.
Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2008:
Won Women’s Open Singles at the 2008 US Open.
Pan Am Games results — all events, all Games:
2003 – 5th – Women’s Singles
World Championship appearances – Best results by year:
2002 – Silver – Women’s Singles
2004 – Bronze – Women’s Doubles
2006 – Bronze – Women’s Singles
2008 – Bronze – Women’s Singles
2010 – 5th – Women’s Singles
Major awards (ex. CDN Player of Year, Hall of Fame inductee):
2009 Manitoba Female Athlete of the Year.