Jordan Pinder

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Jordan Pinder
Curler
Born (1984-04-24) April 24, 1984 (age 33)
Miramichi, New Brunswick
Team
Curling club Halifax CC,
Halifax, NS[1]
Skip Jamie Murphy
Third Paul Flemming
Second Scott Saccary
Lead Philip Crowell
Alternate Jordan Pinder
Career
Brier appearances 4 (2012, 2014, 2016, 2017)

Jordan Pinder (born 24 April 1984 in Miramichi, New Brunswick), is a Canadian curler originally from New Brunswick. He now lives in Blockhouse, Nova Scotia, and curls out of the Lakeshore Curling Club in Lower Sackville, NS. He is the third on Jamie Murphy's team.[2] He has played in one Brier, with his appearance forthcoming in the 2014 Brier.[3]

Pinder is also a post-doctoral fellow at Dalhousie University in the Pathology department.[4]

Career[edit]

Pinder's father encouraged him to start curling. He has been curling since the age of 14, starting in his hometown of Miramichi.[4]

Pinder has been part of Murphy's team since 2009.[3]

Murphy's team had a notable 2010 season, losing in the semifinal of the Nova Scotia Men's Provincial Championship that year.[5]

In 2012 the team captured their provincial championship, defeating former Brier champion Mark Dacey. This earned Murphy's team their first trip to the Brier.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Pidner is employed as a photographer. He is married Vanessa Surette and has one son.[6]

Teams[edit]

Season Skip Third Second Lead Events
2009–10 Jamie Murphy Jordan Pinder Jon Wamback Don McDermaid 2010 NS
2010–11 Jamie Murphy Jordan Pinder Kris Granchelli Don McDermaid 2011 NS
2011–12 Jamie Murphy Jordan Pinder Mike Bardsley Don McDermaid 2012 NS, Brier
2012–13 Jamie Murphy Jordan Pinder Mike Bardsley Don McDermaid 2013 NS
2013–14 Jamie Murphy Jordan Pinder Mike Bardsley Don McDermaid

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.curling.ca/scoreboard/#!/competitions/2254/teams/10913/team_athletes/10913-third-8078
  2. ^ Canadian Curling Association (2012). "Championships - Tim Hortons Brier - Teams". curling.ca. Canadian Curling Association. Retrieved 2012-03-04. 
  3. ^ a b c Mosher, Monty (2012-02-13). "Murphy earns first Tankard title". thechronicleherald.ca. The Chronicle Herald. Retrieved 2012-03-05. 
  4. ^ a b McNutt, Ryan (2012-03-01). "Dal postdoc primed for curling's Brier: Jordan Pinder, part of Team Nova Scotia". dal.ca. Dalhousie University. Retrieved 2012-03-04. 
  5. ^ Mosher, Monty (2012-02-12). "Murphy heads to Tankard final". thechronicleherald.ca. The Chronicle Herald. Retrieved 2012-03-05. 
  6. ^ 2017 Brier Media Guide: Team Nova Scotia

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