Brad Jacobs is the skip of the Canadian men's curling rink that also includes brothers E.J. and Ryan Harnden, as well as Ryan Fry. Sochi will be the first career Olympic appearance for Jacobs, who takes over as the Canadian men's Olympic skip in favor of Kevin Martin, who led the country to gold medals at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics.
- 2013: Won a gold medal at the Canadian Olympic Curling Trials.
- 2013: Won a gold medal at the Tim Hortons Brier, after having won a bronze medal at the tournament in 2010.
- 2013: Won a silver medal at the World Championships.
- 2005: Went 8-4 at the Canadian junior men's championship.
Things to know:
1. Teammate E.J. Harnden has given him nicknames such as Pappa TT, Cups, T-Cups and Spuc.
2. Hails from the same town, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, as Hockey Hall of Famers Phil and Tony Esposito.
3. Another famous sports Sault Ste. Marie -- nicknamed "The Soo" -- resident was Wayne Gretzky, who played his junior hockey for the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds.