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Credits
ANN SWISSHELM
Position: Lead
Height: 5-9
Weight: 158
DOB: 3/9/1968
Birthplace: Middletown, Ohio
Hometown: Chicago, Ill.
Current Residence: Chicago, Ill.
High School: Glenbrook North High School (Northbrook, Ill.) '86
College: Drake University '90, Fine Arts
ROAD TO SOCHI
In 2013, Swisshelm aided the U.S. to a fourth-place world championships finish, and added a fifth national title and second continental cup title to her resume. The two-time Olympian is the oldest member of the 2014 U.S. Olympic Women's Curling Team. She is seeking her first Olympic podium after finishing fourth at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games.
PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS
  • 2002 Olympic Winter Games, 4th
  • 2013 World Championships, 4th
  • 2010 World Championships, 5th
  • 2003 world champion
  • 2001 World Championships, 5th
  • Five-time national champion (1998, 2001, 2003, 2010, 2013)
  • Two-time USA Curling Team of the Year honoree (2005, 2013)
PERSONAL
Daughter of Bill and Nancy Swisshelm…Has one brother, Bill…Married Sean Silver on June 30, 2002…Is an avid fan of Chicago professional sports teams…Hobbies include reading, cooking, and playing tennis and golf.
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