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    Glenn Howard
Age: 55
Birthplace: Midland, Ontario
Resides: Penetanguishene, Ontario
Throws: Right
Profession: Manager, The Beer Store
High School: Midland Secondary School
College/University: University of Waterloo
Biography
Curling Highlights:
Four-time Brier and World Champion 1987, 1993, 2007, 2012

 
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Questions and Answers

Who\What introduced you to Curling?
My father (Bill Howard) introduced me to curling at age 10

Do you have any pre-game superstitions or rituals?
No superstitions or rituals!

What is your career highlight to date?
Winning Briers and World Championships in 4 different decades. Participating in more Brier games than any other curler.

What is one shot you would like to try again?
My game winning shot against Saskatchewan in the 2009 Brier.

Who was influential in your curling development?
My father (Bill Howard) and brother (Russ Howard)

What is your favourite sport other then curling?
Golf

What is your earliest curling memory?
Throwing my first rocks at the Midland Curling Club with my Dad and brother.

What kind of Training Regimen do you follow?
Workout 3 days a week with my personal trainer (Mark Cairncross).

What are your curling strengths?
Consistency

What kind of goals have you set for yourself?
Win slams, Brier and Worlds. Win Olympic Trials and Gold medal in Sochi Russia.

Do others in your Family curl?
My whole family curls. Wife - Judy (recreational curler), Son - Scott (plays second for John Epping and is currently ranked in the top 7 in the World. Daughter - Carly (plays vice for Kaitlyn Romain (Junior team) and she skips for Wilfred Laurier University Also, Brother Russ and his kids Ashley and Steven are all competitive curlers.

What do you enjoy most about curling?
The people and the competition

Other Olympic Sport you'd like to try?
Golf , Speed skating

What would you like others to know about curling?
Best team sport on the planet. Very physically and mentally demanding.

Most memorable curling experience?
Winning four Brier and World championships

Who is your curling rival?
Ed Werenich and Kevin Martin

Place you'd like to build a curling club?
Vegas

Who are your favourite athlete/heros?
Wayne Gretzky, Tiger Woods

What other sports do you play?
Golf, Hockey

What is the best advice you've ever received?
You cant learn how to win until you learn how to lose!

What sporting event would you most like to attend?
The Masters

What do you wish you were better at?
Playing the drums

Person past or present you would most like to have dinner with?
Gretzky

What is your favourite movie?
Field of Dreams

What are your favourite television shows?
Two and a half men, Seinfeld, Person of Interst

What is your favourite music? Groups?
Phil Collins, Rolling Stones, LMFAO

Where would you like to spend a week's vacation?
Australia

What hobbies do you have?
golf

Any Nicknames?
Cliffy , Howie

What's your Education background?
Bachelor of Environmental studies - University of Waterloo

What is your favourite food?
Pasta

Something unique about yourself?
Cant say , "no"!

Who is your favourite book?
All Clive Cussler novels.

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