Paul Flemming

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Paul Flemming
Born (1968-10-08) October 8, 1968 (age 52)
Team
Curling club Halifax CC,
Halifax, NS
Skip Jamie Murphy
Third Paul Flemming
Second Scott Saccary
Lead Phil Crowell
Alternate Kevin Ouellette
Career
Brier appearances10 (1998, 1999, 2001, 2005, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2018, 2020, 2021)
Top CTRS ranking 13th (2004-05, 2007-08)

Paul Flemming (born October 8, 1968 in Halifax, Nova Scotia) is a Canadian curler. [1]

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Curling career

Flemming's junior team was successful yet failed to ever win the Nova Scotia Junior Men's Championship, losing in the finals four times. In 1987, the team of Paul Flemming, Mike Mawhinney, Glen MacLeod, and Chris Oxner represented Nova Scotia at the Canada Winter Games in Sydney, Nova Scotia. The team earned an undefeated record in the round robin, including a victory over Ontario's Wayne Middaugh. [2] In the semi-finals of the playoffs Flemming's team beat Saskatchewan to earn a spot in the gold medal match. The Flemming team played John Boswick of Manitoba in the final and they held a lead until Manitoba stole a point in the eighth and two in the tenth end for the win. [3]

Flemming represented Nova Scotia at the Canadian Mixed Curling Championship in 1999 and 2003, winning the Championship both times. In 1999 the team consisted of Paul Flemming, Colleen Jones, Tom Fetterly, and Monica Moriarity. In 2003 the team consisted of Paul Flemming, Kim Kelly, Tom Fetterly, and Cathy Donald.

Flemming's competed on Team Nova Scotia at the Canadian Men's Championship, called The Brier, six times: 1998, 1999 and 2013 as skip, 2001 as third for Mark Dacey, and 2005 and 2011 as third for Shawn Adams. In 2001 and 2013 he was awarded the event's Ross Harstone Trophy, which is a player-voted sportsmanship award. [4]

Personal life

Flemming is the younger brother of Canadian actor Peter Flemming. Flemming owns a restaurant called Harbour Fish N' Fries. He has two children. [5]

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References

  1. Howard, Russ; Weeks, Bob (2007-03-07). Hurry Hard: The Russ Howard Story. John Wiley and Sons. pp. 179–. ISBN   978-0-470-83955-3 . Retrieved 3 July 2011.
  2. "The Sports Scoreboard". Regina Leader-Post. February 20, 1987. p. B6. Retrieved March 4, 2020.
  3. "Winnipegers' sweep in curling makes up for disappointments". Victoria Times Colonist. February 22, 1987. p. B1. Retrieved March 4, 2020.
  4. Chris O'Leary; Norm Cowley (March 10, 2013). "Brier notebook: Stewart close, but not close enough for $1M shot". The Edmonton Journal. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved March 11, 2013.
  5. 2017 Home Hardware RTTR Media Guide