Kirsten Wall

Kirsten Wall (born November 27, 1975 as Kirsten Harmark) is a Canadian curler from Milton, Ontario. She was the alternate player on the Jennifer Jones rink which represented Canada at the 2014 Winter Olympics, receiving a gold medal.[2]

Kirsten Wall
Kirsten Harmark

(1975-11-27) November 27, 1975 (age 47)
Curling clubMilton CC,[1]
Milton, ON
Member Association Ontario
Hearts appearances4 (2001, 2002, 2004, 2008)
Top CTRS ranking4th (2003–04)
Grand Slam victories1 (Sobeys Slam: 2007)
Medal record
Representing  Canada
Winter Olympics
Gold medal – first place 2014 Sochi
Representing  Ontario
Scotties Tournament of Hearts
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Red Deer
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Regina
Representing  Manitoba
Canadian Olympic Curling Trials
Gold medal – first place 2013 Winnipeg

Curling careerEdit

In 1995 she, alongside teammates Nicole Pelligrin, Catherine Kemp and younger sister Audra Harmark, won the Ontario provincial junior curling championship as a skip,[3] earning her team the right to represent Ontario at the 1995 Canadian Junior Curling Championships. She lost in the final that year to Kelly MacKenzie (Scott).

A number of years later, Wall joined the Sherry Middaugh team, first as her alternate, and then in 2002 as her third. In 2003, Wall won the Canada Cup of Curling as third for Middaugh. Wall played in her first Tournament of Hearts in 2004 after not having played in two previous trip as Middaugh's alternate. The team lost in the semi-final to Quebec's Marie-France Larouche. In 2008, the team went to the Hearts again, losing in the semi-final to Manitoba's Jennifer Jones.

Wall left the Middaugh team in 2010 to form her own rink with Hollie Nicol, Danielle Inglis and Jill Mouzar. The team lasted for two seasons.

Wall joined the Jennifer Jones team for the first half of the 2012/13 season playing third, as Jones was expecting her first child and sat out until January.[4]

Personal lifeEdit

Wall studied Biology and Genetics at McMaster University and the Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences. She is a senior genetic technologist at Credit Valley Hospital in Mississauga.[5] She is married to Trevor Wall,[6] who had competed at the 2004 Nokia Brier.[7]

Grand Slam recordEdit

C Champion
F Lost in Final
SF Lost in Semifinal
QF Lost in Quarterfinals
R16 Lost in the round of 16
Q Did not advance to playoffs
T2 Played in Tier 2 event
DNP Did not participate in event
N/A Not a Grand Slam event that season
Event 2007–08 2008–09 2009–10 2010–11 2011–12 2012–13
Autumn Gold Q SF Q DNP DNP Q
Manitoba Lotteries DNP Q DNP DNP DNP QF
Colonial Square Ladies Classic N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A R16
The Masters Grand Slam of Curling N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Q
Players' Championships QF QF DNP DNP DNP DNP

Former eventsEdit

Event 2007–08 2008–09 2009–10 2010–11
Wayden Transportation Q Q N/A N/A
Sobeys Slam C SF N/A Q


  1. ^ "Curling Women - Gold Medal Game - Canada - Gold Medallist". 2016-06-24. Archived from the original on 2014-02-25. Retrieved 2014-01-27.
  2. ^ LeBlanc, Steve (2014-11-06). "Canadian Champion (Milton, ON), 6 Nov 2014, p. 52". Retrieved 2023-03-08.
  3. ^ "Canadian Champion (Milton, ON), 17 Jan 2006, p. 22". Retrieved 2023-03-08.
  4. ^ Paul Wiecek (July 11, 2012). "Curling queen Jones expecting". Winnipeg Sun.
  5. ^ Garbutt, Herb (2014-01-23). "Olympics put Wall's curling retirement on hold". Retrieved 2023-03-08.
  6. ^ "Canadian Champion (Milton, ON), 30 Aug 2002, p. 29". Retrieved 2023-03-08.
  7. ^ Hearty, Adam (2014-01-31). "Canada's athletes in Sochi: Meet curler Kirsten Wall - Toronto |". Global News. Retrieved 2023-03-08.

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