Susan O’Connor won an Olympic silver medal at Vancouver 2010 where she played third for the rink skipped by Cheryl Bernard. Canada finished the round robin atop the standings with an 8-1 record. After defeating Switzerland in the semifinal, the team lost to defending champion Anette Norberg of Sweden in the gold medal match. Bernard’s rink had won the right to be Team Canada at Vancouver 2010 by defeating 2006 Olympic bronze medallist Shannon Kleibrink in the final of the Roar of the Rings Canadian Curling Trials.
Getting to know…
Started curling at age 12 … Is a respiratory therapist at Foothills Hospital, in Calgary.
Notable International Results
2009-10: Won Roar of the Rings Canadian Curling Trials with skip Cheryl Bernard in Edmonton, Alta. 2008-09: Represented Alberta at Tournament of Hearts ... Placed 3rd at Canada Cup. 2007-08: Played third for skip Cheryl Bernard at Canada Cup ... Played in inaugural World Mixed Doubles Championship in Vierumäki, FIN with skip Dean Ross (7-3 record). 2006-07: Played third for skip Cheryl Bernard at Tournament of Hearts and Canada Cup. 2004-06: Played third for skip Cheryl Bernard at 2005 Canada Cup. 2003-04: Captured gold at Karuizawa Invitational, as third for skip Cheryl Bernard. 1999-2003: Won gold at 2000 Canadian Mixed Curling Championships in Lethbridge, Alta., as third for skip Kevin Koe (10-3 record).