Sandra Marie Schmirler, dubbed “Schmirler the Curler,” led her foursome to the first-ever Olympic gold medal in the sport (1998).
Schmirler captured three Canadian Curling Championships (Scott Tournament of Hearts) and three World Curling Championships.
She died in 2000 at 36 of cancer.
Sandra Schmirler Olympic Gold Park
This is designed to encourage fans and tourists to visit the hometown of Canadian, World and Olympic Curling Champion Sandra Schmirler and celebrate the accomplishments of Team Schmirler.