Brad Jacobs will curl for Canada at the Winter Olympic games in Sochi. It wasn't even close. Coming into the tournament, Jacobs was among those top six skips that had a reasonable shot to win the Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings and the chance to represent Canada. With his powerful front end, his ability to avoid tactical mistakes and overall shot-making helped him not only beat John Morris in the gold medal game Sunday afternoon in Winnipeg, but also complete his sweep of the tournament field.
What's more incredible is that Jacobs, and his team of Ryan Fry , E.J. Harnden and Ryan Harnden, become the first team to complete the Canadian Olympic Curling Trials without dropping a single game. He went 7-0 in the round robin, clinching his spot in the final Thursday night with a final shot victory over 2010 gold medalist Kevin Martin. Despite a full day off the ice Saturday, while Morris got to play his own game against Martin, Jacobs had no trouble reading the ice Sunday. He jumped up to a 2-0Read More »from Roar of the Rings: Brad Jacobs completes dominant sweep of field, turns to world stage