Mike Farbelow

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Mike Farbelow
Born (1963-03-30) March 30, 1963 (age 54)
St. Paul, Minnesota
Skip Mike Farbelow
Third Kevin Deeren
Second Kraig Deeren
Lead Timothy Solin

Mike Farbelow (born March 30, 1963 in Saint Paul, Minnesota) is an American curler. He lives in Minneapolis.


Farbelow began curling in 1977. Farbelow made appearances at the nationals in 1985 and 1998, and he served as alternate on Team Jacobson at the 2011 national championships. Farbelow is also the 2007 National club champion, 1985 Minnesota state champion,[1] and the 1981 and 1983 Minnesota junior champion.[2]

Farbelow led his rink to a fifth-place finish in 2009, when he was the winner of the Ann Brown Sportsmanship Award. He then skipped his team to a silver medal at the 2010 U.S. Men's Championships, where they lost the gold medal match to Pete Fenson's rink. It was Farbelow's fourth trip to the U.S. championships and his first medal finish.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Farbelow is a graduate of the University of Minnesota, and is employed with Smith & Nephew.

Farbelow's father Bill served as national technical director of the U.S. Curling Association in the 1990s.[4] His brother Willy is also a curler.


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