December 10, 1978 |
Meaford, Ontario, Canada
|Curling club||The Glencoe Club,
Calgary, AB, Canada
|Brier appearances||12 (2002, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017)|
|3 (2007, 2012, 2016)|
|Top CTRS ranking||1st (2008–09 & 2015-16)|
|Grand Slam victories||14: World Cup/Masters (Dec 2006, Jan 2008, Nov 2008, 2009, 2011, 2013); Players (2008, 2013); Canadian Open (2009, 2012); The National (Dec. 2007, 2012, 2014); Tour Challenge (2015)|
Curling out of the Ottawa Curling Club (in Ottawa) and later the Stayner Curling Club (in Stayner, Ontario), Laing played lead for John Morris until Morris left for Alberta in 2003. With Morris, Laing won the 1998 and 1999 Canadian Junior Curling Championships as well as the 1998 and 1999 World Junior Curling Championships. In 2002, they made it all the way to the Brier final.
In 2004, Laing moved to play second for Glenn Howard. They lost the final of the 2006 Tim Hortons Brier to Jean-Michel Ménard from Quebec. The following year, they won the 2007 Tim Hortons Brier and then the 2007 Ford World Men's Curling Championship.
Laing is married to another champion curler, Jennifer Jones from Manitoba. They have two children together. Laing also has a child from a previous relationship. Laing currently works as an operations manager with Weed Man Collingwood/Barrie.
- 2017 Brier Media Guide: Team Canada
- Cameron, Allen (Jul 11, 2012). "Jennifer Jones shifts focus from curling to motherhood". National Post. Postmedia News. Retrieved Feb 23, 2013.
- Brent Laing on the World Curling Federation database
- Brent Laing on the World Curling Tour database
- Brent Laing on the CurlingZone database
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