Shawn Adams

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Shawn Adams
Born (1974-04-04) April 4, 1974 (age 41)
Bridgewater, Nova Scotia
Curling club St. John's CC,
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Skip Shawn Adams
Third Rick Rowsell
Second Randy Turpin
Lead Craig Dowden
Alternate Jamie Korab
Brier appearances 4 (2000, 2002, 2005, 2011)

Shawn Adams (born April 4, 1974 in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia) is a Canadian curler originally from Upper Tantallon, Nova Scotia.


Adams rose to curling prominence being runner-up in the 1992 Canadian Junior Championship, and then the next year, won the 1993 Canadian Junior Championship, however he was stripped of the championship because of alcohol violations1 after the victory.

7 years later Adams came back to the scene winning the Nova Scotia championships for the right to go to the 2000 Labatt Brier, where he finished 3-8. Two years later, at the 2002 Nokia Brier he improved on that record with a 6-5 record. Finally, at the 2005 Tim Hortons Brier, Adams would finish the round-robin with an 8-3 record earning him a berth in the playoffs. In the playoffs, Adams defeated Quebec's Jean-Michel Menard in the 3-4 game, then he defeated Manitoba's Randy Dutiaume in the semi-final before losing to Randy Ferbey and Alberta in the final. Adams won his final Nova Scotia championship in 2011, and went 5-6 at the 2011 Tim Hortons Brier.

In 2011, Adams moved to Newfoundland and Labrador. In 2013, he played in his first provincial championship in the province.


  1. ^ Adams and his teammates were of legal drinking age, however, junior rules stipulate that one cannot drink during an event.

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