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'What a tremendous achievement'

Monday, December 09, 2013   by: Staff


City Council congratulates Brad Jacobs curling team 2013 Roar of the Rings champions

SAULT STE. MARIE - Mayor Debbie Amaroso and members of City Council extended congratulations to the Brad Jacobs Curling Team – 2013 Roar of the Rings champions.

Team Jacobs successfully represented Northern Ontario earlier this year’s at the 2013 Tim Hortons Brier Championship held Edmonton, and then represented Canada at the 2013 Ford World Men's Curling Championship bringing a silver medal home to Sault Ste. Marie.

Skip Brad Jacobs, third Ryan Fry, second E.J. Harnden, lead Ryan Harnden, and coach Tom Coulterman will be representing Sault Ste. Marie at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, after defeating the John Morris Team 7-4 Sunday afternoon in the men’s final of the 2013 Roar of the Rings Olympic curling trials.

Mayor Amaroso spoke proudly of the Sault team: “City Council along with the entire community congratulates Team Jacobs on their win. We are very excited that the Jacobs Team will be representing our community at the 2014 Olympics! What a tremendous achievement. Team Jacobs has certainly captured the attention of not only our city but communities across Northern Ontario. Many of our Northern neighbours have extended their congratulations. I have no doubt the entire community will be at the edge of their seats as we watch Team Jacobs compete in the 2014 Winter Olympics - good luck! We’re cheering for you!”

The City of Sault Ste. Marie will be working with Team Jacobs to arrange appropriate civic receptions and celebrations.

Please stay tuned for more information.

Congratulations Team Jacobs and best of luck.

Team Jacobs file photo by Shawn Coates
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