Jennifer Jones

Sports: Curling

Jennifer Jones was born in Winnipeg Manitoba. She attended General Vanier School in South Winnipeg from kindergarten to grade eight. Jennifer Jones then attended Windsor Park Collegiate. At that point, Jennifer Jones was participating in both volleyball and curling, where she was making a name for herself as a junior curler. After high school, Jennifer attended the University of Manitoba where she graduated with a B.A in Psychology and an LL.B. She later became a lawyer, and currently works for National Bank Financial. Jones is married to former World Champion curler Brent Laing from Ontario. They have two daughters.

Team Jennifer Jones are the first Manitoba based curling team to win an Olympic gold medal. Jones won an Olympic gold medal as skip of the Canadian team at the 2014 Sochi Games, where she became the first female skip to go through the Games undefeated. Team Jones won the 2008 World Women’s Curling Championship and were the last Canadian women’s team to do so until Rachel Homan in 2017. A five-time national championship and ten-time provincial champion, Team Jones is has been on top of the curling world for nearly a decade, and hopes to defend their Olympic title in PyeongChang in 2018.

DOB: 07/07/1974

Hometown: Winnipeg, MB

Results

Jennifer Jones

Canad Inns Mixed Doubles Classic

Sept 30, 2016 - Oct 3, 2016

Curling
4th Place

News

Olympic champ Jennifer Jones ousted at Manitoba Scotties

Sunday, January, 29th, 2017

CANOE SPORTS (Jan 29) It started with a heavy draw in the first end and was pretty much finished off by a hogged rock in the ninth. Jennifer Jones’ complete dominance of the Manitoba curling scene over the last 12 years finally was broken Sunday

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Jones captures third Home Hardware Canada Cup women’s crown

Sunday, December, 4th, 2016

CURLING CANADA (Dec 4) Propelled by a steal of four in the third end, Jones’s Winnipeg team defeated defending champion Rachel Homan from Ottawa 9-5 to win its third Home Hardware Canada Cup, sponsored by Meridian Manufacturing.

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Jennifer Jones ‘back where it all began’ at Canada Cup

Wednesday, November, 30th, 2016

CBC SPORTS (Nov 30) Jennifer Jones and her Winnipeg team is off to a quick start at the Canada Cup after posting a pair of wins on the curling tournament’s opening day.

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Jones off to quick start at Canada Cup

Wednesday, November, 30th, 2016

TSN (Nov 30) Jennifer Jones and her Winnipeg team is off to a quick start at the Canada Cup after posting a pair of wins on the curling tournament’s opening day.

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Val Sweeting edges Jennifer Jones 6-5 in extra ends at Tour Challenge

Friday, November, 11th, 2016

CALGARY HERALD (Nov 11) It took an extra end but Edmonton’s Val Sweeting improved to a 2-1 record with a 6-5 win over Winnipeg’s Jennifer Jones on Thursday at the Grand Slam of Curling’s Tour Challenge.

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