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Marc Kennedy

Curling CAN

Marc Kennedy

Marc Kennedy
  • Birth date 2/05/1982
  • Birthplace St. Albert
  • Residence St. Albert
  • Height/Weight 6'2"/ 174 lbs
  • Olympics 2010, 2018

Biography

  • Marital status
  • Married
  • Residence
  • St. Albert, AB, CAN
  • Higher education
  • Commerce - University of Alberta: Edmonton, AB, CAN
  • Hobbies
  • Playing golf, running, biking. (olympic.ca, 12 Mar 2017)
  • Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
  • When he is on a winning streak, he refuses to change the food he eats or the route he takes to an arena. (olympic.ca, 12 Mar 2017)
  • Why this sport?
  • His father ran a youth curling programme so naturally he took part. "Right from the beginning, I remember that curling just felt right."
  • Name of coach
  • Rick Lang [national]; John Dunn [Team Koe]
  • Preferred position / style / stance / technique
  • Third
  • Handedness
  • Left
  • When and where did you begin this sport?
  • He began curling at age six in his hometown of St. Albert, AB, Canada.
  • Occupation
  • Real Estate Agent
  • Languages
  • English
  • Nicknames
  • Kenbear. (olympic.ca, 12 Mar 2017)
  • Sporting philosophy / motto
  • "Treat others the way you would like to be treated." (olympic.ca, 12 Mar 2017)
  • Other information
  • BEST BUDS ON ICE
    He describes teammate Ben Hebert as his best friend. The pair have won three Briers together, two world championship titles and Olympic gold [2010] together. "It hasn't always been easy for us. But we work hard together to get the best out of each other. I love him and he's like a brother." (cbc.ca, 11 Dec 2017)
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