Born: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Place of Birth: December 16, 1959
Colleen Jones has won more Canadian Curling Championships than any other curler.
She successfully schedules being a mother of two children, a CBC weather-sports reporter, and a champion curler.
Jones has been on winning teams for the Nova Scotia title for over 20 years.
She was the youngest curling skip to ever win a Canadian championship.
Colleen Jones was inducted into the Curling Hall of Fame in 1990.
Because of her consistency in winning Nova Scotia championships, Colleen Jones is rated as one of the best athletes to come from that province.
She won her first World Championship in 2001 in Switzerland.
The Jones-skipped team lost a close 5-3 final game to the American team at the World Championship in 2003.
She won her fourth Canadian title in a row in February, 2004.
Colleen Jones and her team have done much to make women's curling a more recognized sport in Canada.
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Last Updated: December 31, 2016
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