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Pat Simmons

Athlete

Pat Simmons (born November 21, 1974 in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian curler. Simmons has skipped team Saskatchewan in four straight Briers from 2005 to 2008. Simmons made it to his first Brier in 2005 after winning his first provincial championship. He skipped Saskatchewan to a 6-5 finish, in a four-way tie for fifth place, out of the playoffs. In 2006, Simmons skipped Saskatchewan to a 5-6 finish at the Brier, out of the playoffs, tied for eighth place. In 2007, Simmons had a much better record, finishing 7-4, but narrowly missed the playoffs once again, finishing in fifth place. In 2008, Simmons finally skipped Saskatchewan to a playoff spot at the Brier, finishing the round robin in second place with a 9-2 record. However, he lost in the semi-final in an extra end to Ontario, skipped by Glenn Howard. Simmons' rink qualified for the 2009 Canadian Olympic Curling Trials, but finished the round robin with a 2-5 record, in 7th place. Simmons would return to the Brier in 2011, throwing fourth stones for Steve Laycock. The team finished with a 4-7 record. The next season, Simmons joined the Kevin Koe rink out of Calgary, replacing Blake MacDonald. They team represented  ( Wikipedia article )

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Date of birth
1974-11-21

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