By Al Cameron for the Canadian Curling Association
Hey, curling fans! Show your support for our sport by getting behind one of our top athletes in a major national contest.
Olympic gold-medallist Jennifer Jones, who skipped her Canadian teammates (third Kaitlyn Lawes, second Jill Officer, lead Dawn McEwen, alternate Kirsten Wall) to the first unbeaten record in the history of Olympic women’s curling, is one of three finalists for the Air Canada Athlete of the Year Award.
She’s matched against freestyle moguls skier Alexandre Bilodeau and bobsledder Kaillie Humphries.
To cast your vote, go to athleteoftheyear.aircanada.com/en. As well, tweet out links to the voting site to your fellow curling fans!
Fans are able to vote once per day per email address, and voters will be automatically entered into a contest to win two Air Canada flights to anywhere in North America and the Caribbean.
Voting is open to anyone around the world, although only Canadian residents are eligible to win the contest.
Voting will end on Dec. 6
You’ll be able to watch Team Jones compete at the 2014 Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing, Dec. 3-7 at Encana Arena in Camrose!