Pete Fenson

USA Curling

Position  Skip

Teammates Shawn Rojeski, Joe Polo, Tom O'Connor

Delivers  Right-handed

Occupation  Owner/Operator of Dave's Pizza in Bemidji and Brainerd, Minnesota

Family  Married to Roxanne; two sons, Alex and Graem

Year Started Curling  1982

Height 6 feet 1 inch

Weight 165 pounds

Education  Bachelor's degree in technical illustration and graphic design

 

CURLING HIGHLIGHTS

Olympic Winter Games: 2006 (bronze)

U.S. Olympic Team Trials: 2005 (champion), 1997

U.S. National Championships: 2008 (6th), 2007 (5th), 2006 (champion), 2005 (champion), 2004 (runner-up), 2003 (champion), 1994 (champion), 1993 (champion)... Plus eight additional appearances.

World Curling Championships: 2006 (4th), 2005 (6th), 2003 (8th), 1994 (5th as vice skip with Scott Baird), 1993 (bronze as vice skip with Scott Baird)

Strauss Crown of Curling (World Curling Tour): 2005 (runner-up)

World Curling Tour Players Championship: 2006 (quarterfinalist), 2005 (quarterfinalist), 1997, 1995

Korbel International Cashpiel: 2005 (champion), 2004 (champion)

Minnesota State Men's Championships: Five-time champion, 2003 (runner-up)

USA Curling Athlete of the Year: 2005, 2003

USA Curling Team of the Year: 2006

Continental Cup of Curling: 2006, 2003 (runner-up)

U.S. Olympic Committee Team of the Month: December 2005

U.S. Olympic Committee Team of the Year: 2006

 

ABOUT PETE

Curls out of: Bemidji Curling Club

Curling start: "I was introduced to curling at age 13 by my parents who both curled."

Training regimen: "I enjoyed training both on and off the ice, including cycling, swimming, and the occasional practice stone."

Other sports/hobbies: Golf, cycling/mountain biking, pinball, family time

In his own words: "When I'm not curling I enjoy spending time with my family, traveling and scuba diving."

Greatest competitor: "Myself. It is a constant battle."

Favorite athlete to watch: Michael Jordan

Other Olympic sport he'd like to try:  Downhill skiing

Curling heroes:  Bobby Fenson and Scott Baird

Cartoon character that best describes your personality: Roadrunner

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