Helle Simonsen (curler)

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Helle Simonsen
Curler
Born (1984-09-07) September 7, 1984 (age 29)
Hvidovre, Denmark
Team
Curling club Hvidovre CC,
Hvidovre, Denmark
Skip Lene Nielsen
Third Helle Simonsen
Second Jeanne Ellegaard
Lead Maria Poulsen
Alternate Mette de Neergaard
Career
World Championship
appearances
5 (2004, 2005, 2011, 2012, 2013)
European Championship
appearances
6 (2004, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)

Helle Simonsen (born September 7, 1984 in Hvidovre) is a Danish curler. She plays third for Lene Nielsen.

In 2001, she represented Denmark for the first time, playing third for Denise Dupont. The team qualified for the 2001 World Junior Curling Championships, where they finished 9th. The did not manage to qualify again until the 2004 World Junior Curling Championships, when Simonsen played second for the rink (now skipped by Madeleine Dupont. Denmark finished 6th. That same year, they represented Denmark at the 2004 Ford World Women's Curling Championship where they placed 8th and the 2004 European Curling Championships where they placed 8th as well.

Simonsen would then join up with Nielsen. She found some success with her new rink, winning bronze medals at the 2006 World Junior Curling Championships and the 2007 European Curling Championships. They did not return to an international event until 2010 when they finished in 5th at the 2010 European Curling Championships. They represented Denmark at the 2011 Capital One World Women's Curling Championship where they played in their home country.

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