January 11, 1966 |
Burnaby, British Columbia
|Curling club||Royal City CC,
New Westminster, British Columbia
|Hearts appearances||7 (1990, 1992, 1995, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2007)|
|Top CTRS ranking||9th (2006-07)|
Kelley Law (born January 11, 1966 in Burnaby, British Columbia), formerly known as Kelley Atkins and Kelley Owen, is a Canadian curler from Coquitlam, British Columbia. She grew up in Maple Ridge, British Columbia.
Law is most notable for winning a bronze medal at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah for Canada with her team of Julie Skinner (Third), Georgina Wheatcroft (Second) and Diane Nelson (Lead). She had an 8-1 record going into the playoffs but lost the semi-final to Great Britain's Rhona Martin who would eventually claim gold. Kelley beat the United States' Kari Erickson for the bronze medal. Law also won the 2000 Scott Tournament of Hearts which qualified her for that year's World Championships, which she also won. The following year she was runner-up at the 2001 Scott Tournament of Hearts where she lost in the final to Nova Scotia's Colleen Jones. Law would take a few years off from curling, and her team split up, with Wheatcroft going on to skip her own team to the 2004 Scott Tournament of Hearts. Wheatcroft then went on to play with Jennifer Jones from the 2005-06 season before returning to play with Law in 2006.
Law returned in 2006 from a curling hiatus which involved having a baby and becoming a certified real estate agent for RE/MAX. In 2007, Law has made her way back to the national championship, now called the Scotties Tournament of Hearts after winning the B.C. Provincial championship on January 28, 2007 with her new team. At the 2007 Scotties Tournament of Hearts, Law finished with a 5-6 record.
Law has decided to take the 2007-2008 season off due to her work commitments. As a result, her team has separated. Her former third, Georgina Wheatcroft and lead, Darah Provençal have left to join Colleen Jones to form a new team.
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