Joëlle Sabourin

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Joëlle Sabourin (born May 28, 1972) is a Canadian curler from Gatineau. She currently plays third for Chantal Osborne.

Born in Hull, Quebec, Canada, Sabourin is a four-time provincial champion for her native Quebec, earning her the right to play at four national championships (the Scotties Tournament of Hearts). In 1997 she won as Chantal Osborne's second, in 1999 and 2000 and Janique Berthelot's third, and in 2008 playing lead for Marie-France Larouche.

In 2001, Sabourin won the Canadian Mixed Curling Championship playing lead for Jean-Michel Ménard.

From 2004 to 2007, Sabourin played in Ontario for Jenn Hanna. In 2004 and 2006 she was the team's third. In 2005, when she was pregnant, Sabourin was the team's alternate.[1] It was that season that the team lost in the 2005 Scott Tournament of Hearts finals to Jennifer Jones. In 2007, Sabourin played lead[2] and second for the team before leaving it to play for Larouche. In 2010 season Sabourin joined Chantal Osborne and now plays third stones. Sabourin will play five major events on the curling tour, at the beginning of 2011, with Jennifer Jones, as a replacement for Jill Officer who will be on maternity leave from September to December.[3][4] Although Sabourin was initially planning to take the year off, she will also play several tour events with her Quebec team.[5]

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