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    Brandon Corbett
Age: 31
Birthplace: Rochester, New York
Resides: Hamilton, Ontario
Throws: Right
Profession: Chemical Engineer (PhD Student), Sr. Project Engineer; Lecturer
High School: Allendale Columbia School
College/University: McMaster University
In Own Words:
In 2006 I decided to move to Canada for university so that I could continue to curl competitively while I completed my degree.

Curling Highlights:
Silver at 2008 U.S. Junior Men's National Championship

Junior Highlights:
* U.S. Junior Men's National Championships: 2010 (5th), 2008 (silver), 2006 (7th)
* GNCC Junior Championships: 2010 (runner-up), 2009, 2008 (runner-up), 2007, 2006 (Champions), 2005

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Questions and Answers

Who\What introduced you to Curling?
A school field trip

Do you have any pre-game superstitions or rituals?
I listen to a playlist I made in 10th grade

What is your career highlight to date?
Silver at the 2008 U.S. Junior National Championships

What is one shot you would like to try again?
My first shot of the 2008 Championship game.

Who was influential in your curling development?
Clark Raven (my incredibly dedicated junior coach)

What is your most embarrassing moment on the curling ice?
I once got confused (in a late night game at the end of a long event) and stacked all the rocks from the sheet next to me on my sheet. When the game on that sheet finished their end they went to throw and couldn't find their rocks... lol

What is your favourite sport other then curling?

What is your earliest curling memory?
I saw curling for the first time in Lake Placid when I was around 8 years old. My family had never heard of curling before and (I have to admit) we laughed at our first sight of it.

What kind of Training Regimen do you follow?
I try to curl daily during the season

Do others in your Family curl?
My brother Derek Corbett played lead on team USA in the 2012 Junior Worlds in Sweden

What do you enjoy most about curling?
Strategy and that feeling you get when you make a shot that no one thought you could make

What have you learned through curling?
The list is too long for this space. I think some of the most important things are resilience, focus, and leadership

Other Olympic Sport you'd like to try?

Most memorable curling experience?
My team's reaction the first time we qualified for a national event

Place you'd like to build a curling club?
My back yard!

What is your favourite movie?
Danny Deckchair

What are your favourite television shows?
Big Bang Theory

What hobbies do you have?
I hold a private pilot license

What's your Education background?
I have a bachlor's of engineering and I am working on a PhD in Chemical Process Control

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