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    Colin Hodgson
Born: Jun 8, 1990
in Edmonton, Alberta
Resides: Lacombe, Canada
Throws: Right
Profession: Curling Club General Manager, Lacombe Curling Club
High School: Ecole Secondaire Lacombe Composite High School
College/University: Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
Biography
Curling Highlights:
6 Grand Slam of Curling appearances.2 Alberta Junior Provincial Championships. 2007 Canada Winter Games Gold Medalist. 2011 Alberta Mens Provincial Championships 4th place.

 
 
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Questions and Answers

Who\What introduced you to Curling?
My family introduced me at a young age to curling. It was a family event and continues to still be.

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

What is your career highlight to date?
MNP Charity Classic WCT Champion 2012.

Who was influential in your curling development?
My parents both sacrificed a lot in order for me to curl. Whether it was picking me up from the rink after midnight, coaching me, or taking me to remote locations on deathly roads, they always did what was necessary.

What is your favourite sport other then curling?
Baseball. I can't live without playing baseball. I tell myself I will quit every year but I never do.

What is your most embarrassing moment on the curling ice?
When my shoe got wedged between the backboard on my first tv appearance & I said into my mic, "I think my shoe just fell off" Or during the same game when i yelled down the ice to my teammates like they were idiots to "just hit & roll!" When we were sitting 4 and no opponents rocks were in play. (Im colorblind & forgot whos stones were whos)

What is your earliest curling memory?
Kicking out of the hack with both feet and riding the rock down the ice when I was about 3.

What kind of Training Regimen do you follow?
Practice everyday, twice a day at the club I manage.

What are your curling strengths?
The amount I can play makes it easier to stay consistent.

What are your curling weaknesses?
Not telling.

What kind of goals have you set for yourself?
To win a World Championship.

Do others in your Family curl?
Yes. Everyone.

What do you enjoy most about curling?
The respect in the game players have for eachother. I cant think of another sport with as much integrity & comradery.

What have you learned through curling?
You can never be good enough . Too many strong players in the game.

Other Olympic Sport you'd like to try?
Figure skating, because those chicks are hot.

What would you like others to know about curling?
That Lululemon pants changed EVERYTHING. See ya blue parachute pants.

Most memorable curling experience?
The first time I beat my childhood hero & had to buy him a beer. Although my record must have been 1-217 vs. Him.

Who is your greatest competitor?
I haven't established that yet.

Who is your curling rival?
Also havent established that yet.

Place you'd like to build a curling club?
In my bathroom if I was that rich.

Who are your favourite athlete/heros?
Jarome Iginla, Jose Bautista, Patrick Roy, Curtis Bailey, Dawn Askin ;)

What other sports do you play?
Badminton, Volleyball, Baseball, Golf, track, basketball, tennis.

Do you have any hidden talents?
Ask my girlfriend.

What is the best advice you've ever received?
"Don't be an asshole"

What is one thing you really want to do before you die?
Skydive. Ride an Elephant. Try Luge.

What sporting event would you most like to attend?
The Olympics. Any event.

What do you wish you were better at?
Curling.

Person alive or dead you would most like to have dinner with?
Frank Sinatra.

What is your favourite movie?
Friday Night Lights or... The Little Giants.

What are your favourite television shows?
Dexter. Breaking Bad. Criminal Minds. How to catch a predator (just kidding)

What is your favourite music? Groups?
Explosions in the Sky. The Black Keys. The Fray. DMX. Frank Sinatra. Mozart. Marilyn Manson.

Where would you like to spend a week's vacation?
In Russian Kates broombag.

What hobbies do you have?
I dont have time for hobbies.

Any Nicknames?
C-hodge. Gremlin. Hodgy. Cauliflower.

What's your Education background?
Culinary Arts - Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

What is your favourite food?
Alberta AAA prime rib.

Something special about your home town?
It has 13 schools & a university and only has 12000 people.

Something unique about yourself?
I read the Harry Potter series 3 times over & love warm milk.

Which cartoon character best represents your personality?
Elmer Fudd.

Who is your favourite book?
Harry Potter

Coolest city you've lived in?
Calgary

What is your favourite colour?
Im colorblind, stop being so insensitive.

Any interesting travel experiences?
When I went to Nipawin, Saskatchewan for a summer spiel & got drugged at the bar.

 
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