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Brent Laing

Curling CAN

Brent Laing

Brent Laing
  • Birth date 12/10/1978
  • Birthplace Meaford
  • Height/Weight 5'8"/ 176 lbs
  • Olympics 2018

Biography

  • Marital status
  • Married
  • Residence
  • Canada
  • Famous relatives
  • His wife Jennifer Jones has represented Canada internationally in curling, and won gold at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. (cbc.ca, 05 Dec 2017)
  • Name of coach
  • Rick Lang [national], CAN
  • Preferred position / style / stance / technique
  • Second
  • Handedness
  • Right
  • When and where did you begin this sport?
  • He took up the sport at age nine, and competitively at age 12.
  • Occupation
  • Manager
  • Languages
  • English
  • Other information
  • OLYMPIC BIRTHDAY PRESENT
    His rink [Team Koe] booked their ticket to the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang by winning the Canadian Olympic trials on the day of his 39th birthday, after defeating Mike McEwen's rink 7-6 in the final. "When I saw December 10 was the trials final, I tried not to think too much about it. It was a crazy game and it all came together in the end." (cbc.ca, 11 Dec 2017, 05 Dec 2017; oua.ca, 11 Dec 2017)

    OLYMPIC COUPLE
    His wife, Jennifer Jones, won gold in women's curling at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. "Not a lot of people get to go home and talk to somebody at the same level of curling like I do. She's much better at supporting then I am of her when the roles are reversed. She's unreal." (cbc.ca, 11 Dec 2017)

    OCCUPATION
    He works as an operations manager for a lawn care service company in Collingwood and Barrie, ON, Canada. (olympic.ca, 12 Mar 2017; nsmhealthline.ca, 20 Jan 2017)
  • Family
  • Wife Jennifer Jones
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