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    Evan Jensen
Age: 28
Birthplace: Medford, Wisconsin
Resides: Blaine, Minnesota
Throws: Right
Profession: Student, University of Minnesota Bookstores
High School: Medford Area Senior High
College/University: University of Minnesota
Junior Highlights:
Wisconsin State Champion Dec. 2011
4th at 2012 Junior Nationals

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Questions and Answers

Who\What introduced you to Curling?
In Medford, WI, curling is a high school sport and is introduced to every student in 8th grade gym class. I decided to join the team freshman year and immediately loved it.

What is your career highlight to date?
Finishing 4th at the 2012 Junior Nationals, which were held in Madison, WI

What is one shot you would like to try again?
My last draw in the 2013 Wisconsin Junior Playdown. I was a little heavy and my sweepers swept a little bit and it slid into the back 8' and I needed to stay in the 4'.

Who was influential in your curling development?
My high school coaches Stu Amundson and Craig Amundson, league competitor, Ryan Lemke, and my current coach Chris Horak.

What is your favourite sport other then curling?

What is your most embarrassing moment on the curling ice?
Anytime that I loose my cool and throw my broom. I used to be really bad about it in high school, but I've matured a lot and rarely do it.

What is your earliest curling memory?
Learning to throw rocks in 8th grade gym class.

What kind of Training Regimen do you follow?
Play in league at least once a week during the regular season and practice when ever I can find time. I also continue my pre-game stretching in the offseason to make sure I stay limber. I also run to keep in shape.

What kind of goals have you set for yourself?
To qualify for Men's Nationals, Olympic trials and to one day make it to the Olympics.

Do others in your Family curl?
My grandfather, Corliss Jensen, used to curl back in the day, but currently I am the only one in my family who curls.

What do you enjoy most about curling?
Spending time with my teammates, the competitive feeling I get when spieling, and enjoying drinks with opponents after our games.

Other Olympic Sport you'd like to try?

Most memorable curling experience?
Beating Blake Morton, in back to back games, to become Wisconsin State Champions.

Place you'd like to build a curling club?
University of Minnesota Twin Cities Campus.

What other sports do you play?
Golf, Downhill skiing.

Name one thing that's in your bucket list?
Curl in the winter olympics.

What sporting event would you most like to attend?

What do you wish you were better at?
playing guitar

What is your favourite movie?

What are your favourite television shows?
Arrested Development, Parks & Rec. , South Park, Always Sunny in Philly.

What is your favourite music? Groups?
Punk Rock, Alt. Rock.

Where would you like to spend a week's vacation?
At my cabin on Lake Holcombe

What hobbies do you have?
computer building, video games, playing guitar/bass.

Any Nicknames?

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