Colleen Jones Quotes
Colleen P. Jones (born December 16, 1959 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada) is a Canadian curler and television personality. She is best known as the skip of two women's world championship teams and six Tournament of Hearts Canadian women's championships, including an unprecedented four titles in a row and a record 138 wins as a skip. She also serves as a reporter and weather presenter for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, and as a curling commentator for NBC in the United States, particularly during the 2010 Winter Olympics.
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“It's time we started looking at our sport as bigger than that. You're going to draw a million people to curling, whether the Stanley Cup playoffs are on or not. And in three years' time, you might get two million.”
“I felt like I was in a dream out there. I felt totally surreal - like 'What's going on?' Mary Sue's in and is playing second, then the next end she's playing lead so it was just very confusing. I still don't know how we won the game, quite frankly.”
“I felt like I was in a dream out there. I felt totally surreal - like 'What's going on?' Mary Sue's in and is playing second then the next end she's playing lead so it was just very confusing. I still don't know how we won the game quite frankly.”
“We've done it both ways, we've won the one-two game and we've lost it. The key is you just have to blow [the loss to Scott] off and say that was just practice and tomorrow we get to go again.”
“Those jackets look just fine on them. But you just know everyone gets up a little more to play you. You should get up to play everyone here anyway, but there's something about seeing that maple leaf that adds something.”
“It was unexpected. We did not feel that there was going to be any kind of problem this year with a shortage.”
“Maybe I'll take a little consolation in realizing that ? even if I'd played lights out too, she was just going to one-up me all the time.”
“Those were two hard losses. Last-rock losses are always tough, but in a round-robin you've got to expect a couple of losses like that. You just have to find a way to bounce back. Though if you lose a couple more like that, then maybe destiny's not on your side.”