Greg Balsdon

Greg Balsdon
Born (1977-10-09) October 9, 1977 (age 39)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Curling club Cataraqui G&CC,
Kingston, ON
SkipGreg Balsdon
ThirdDon Bowser
SecondJonathan Beuk
LeadScott Chadwick
AlternateMark Kean
Brier appearances1 (2014)
Top CTRS ranking13th (2013-14)


Gregory Balsdon (given birth to Oct 9, 1977) is a Canadian curler. He presently skips a group on the Globe Curling Tour.

Curling career

Balsdon was created in Toronto, Ontario. In 1995, Balsdon earned the Ontario Schoolboy tournament for his Don Mills Collegiate Institute group. In 1996, he earned the provincial junior blended title.Balsdon skips among the best groups in Ontario. By 2015, Balsdon provides performed in 9 provincial championships. He initial played on the provincials in 1999, playing for John Bottom (4th place). He still left the bottom rink in 2000 to create his own group He qualified once again in 2002 being a neglect, again completing 4th. His following provincial was the 2005 Ontario Kia Glass, where his rink completed 4th once more. He qualified once again in 2007, where he once more finished 4th in the 2007 TSC Shops Tankard. His following provincial in 2011 will be more successful. In the 2011 provincial tournament, he dropped towards the (after that) five-time defending champ Glenn Howard rink in the ultimate. At that time, Balsdon displayed the one-sheet Loonie Styling Club situated in Chaffeys Hair, Ontario, north of Kingston. Despite representing the golf club, he had just performed there once. The Loonie was built-in 2008, and Balsdon offers displayed it double. Balsdon returned towards the Tankard in 2012, completing linked for 8th. Despite fighting a personal injury for a lot of the growing season, Baldson received his 1st provincial men's name in 2014, when his rink defeated Glenn Howard in the Ontario last. The earn broke Howard's record eight-year provincial tournament streak. The group was called after third Tag Bice who experienced skipped the group through area and regional perform because of Baldson dealing with a damaged rib. Nevertheless, Balsdon would miss the group in the provincial tournament. In the 2015 Ontario Tankard, Balsdon and his rink dropped inside a connect breaker. Following a season, the group broke up.In October 2011, Balsdon skipped the Richmond Hill Styling Club towards the provincial Dominion Styling Club championship. Representing Ontario, Balsdon and his rink dropped in the ultimate from the 2011 The Dominion Curling Golf club Tournament to Wade Thurber's Crimson Deer rink of Alberta.In November 2012, Balsdon received the 2013 Canadian Combined Curling Championship taking part in second for Cory Heggestad.

Grand Slam record

Key C Champ F Shed in Last SF Shed in Semifinal QF Shed in Quarterfinals R16 Shed in the circular of 16 Q Didn't upfront to playoffs T2 Played in Tier 2 event DNP Didn't take part in event N/A Not really a Grand Slam event that season Event 2003–04 2004–05 2005–06 2006–07 2007–08 2008–09 2009–10 2010–11 2011–12 2012–13 2013–14 2014–15 2015–16 2016–17 Experts / World Glass DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP Q DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP The Country wide Q DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP Q DNP DNP DNP DNP Canadian Open up DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP Q Players' DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP Q DNP DNP DNP DNP Champions Glass N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A DNP Q