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Ian Journeaux

    Athlete Bio



     Position:    Skip
     Teammates:    David Carlson
     Tim Funk
     Ken Spatola
     Mark Swandby
     Delivers:    Right-handed
     Born:    July 31, 1958, in Dolbeau, Quebec, Canada
     Hometown:    Plover, Wisc
     Occupation:    Stora Enso North America
     Education:    PhD in chemical engineering from McGill University, Montreal, Quebec;
     Master's degree in paper technology, Institute of Paper Chemistry, Appleton, Wis.;
     Bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from the University of Waterloo, Ontario
     Family:    Married, two sons, William and Daniel
     Year started curling:    1975
     Height:    5'10 feet
     Weight:    260 pounds

    Curling Highlights:

    • World Senior Championships: 2012 (14th)
    • U.S. Senior Men's National Championship: 2012 (champion)
    • Quebec Curling Championship: 1984 (runner-up), 1985, 1986, 1987 (champion), 1988
    • Brier Men's Canadian Championship: 1987
    • Canadian Olympic Trials: 1988
    • Quebec Mixed Curling Championship: 1987
    • Wisconsin State Men's Championship: 2004, 2003 (runner-up)
    • U.S. Club Nationals: 2008
    • 1987 Quebec Curler of the Year
    • Helped form the Newark Curling Club in Newark, Ohio, in 1999
    About Ian Journeaux:
    Curls out of:

    Stevens Point Curling Club

    Curling family:

    "William and Daniel have curled since 1999 in Newark and have played regularly for the past three years. Laurie (spouse) started curling when we got married in 1981 and has played regularly in the club and in bonspiels."

    Curling start:
    "I started curling regularly in high school as a group of friends. Since moving to Stevens Point, I have taken an active role in the Stevens Point Curling Club."

    What he enjoys most about curling:

    "I enjoy the competitive nature of the game that marries strategic insight and athletic abilities."


    Car repair, restoring pinball machines, building/repairing computers

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