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Gold medalist rocks out at backyard curling match

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Rodrigo Cokting
Staff writer

Sunday, March 2, 2014, 11:43 AM -

Canadian gold medalist Jill Officer took some time off to partake in a friendly game of backyard curling

Officer, a Winnipeg native, is the second for the gold-medal-winning Olympic curling team skipped by Jennifer Jones. They have been playing together, on and off, since they were 15. During the recent Sochi Winter Olympics the Women's Curling team set a new Olympic record by becoming the first female team to go undefeated all the way to the gold medal match.



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Officer was invited by a Winnipeg man to play on his backyard curling rink. They played in bitterly cold conditions, but appeared to be enjoying themselves.

Relive the Women's team's exciting gold medal finish watching the video below.

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