Getting to Know Team Wiebe

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Getting to Know Team Wiebe

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Team Wiebe

What is your team mantra or a quote the team looks to for inspiration?

“Trust the Process”

What are your team goals?

To represent Manitoba at the Brier.

 

Ryan Wiebe, Skip
Throws: right
Resides in Winnipeg, MB
Career: Student
Junior aged Wiebe foursome barges into playoffs in first appearance at  Manitoba men's curling championship | Winnipeg Sun
Q. How long have you curled for and how did you get started?
A. I started curling at the age of six in the St. Vital junior curling program.
Q. What are your curling achievements?
A.  2019 MCT Tour Champions, 2020 Viterra Men’s Provincials 5th, 2020 MCT Morris Champion.
Q. What is your most memorable curling moment?
A. Receiving our berth for our first u21 Junior Provincial in 2015
Q. If you could give one piece of advice to a young curler, what would it be?
A. Make lasting friendships along the way. With your teammates, coaches and opponents.
Sean Flatt, Third
Throws: right
Resides in Winnipeg, MB
Career: Student
Sean Flatt (@sean_flatt) | Twitter
Q. How long have you curled for and how did you get started?
A. I have been curling for 12 years. My curling career started when my parents registered me in the junior program at the St. Vital CC. Neither of my parents curled competitively but wanted myself and siblings to try the sport.
Q. What are your curling achievements?
A. 2018 Canada Winter Games Bronze Medalist, 2019 MCT Tour Champion, 2020 Viterra Men’s Provincials 5th.
Q. What is your most memorable curling moment?
A. My most memorable curling moment was winning the Canada Winter Games trials in 2018. It was a feeling unlike any other knowing that I would be able to represent Manitoba.
Q. If you could give one piece of advice to a young curler, what would it be?
A. Do not let the seriousness of competition take the enjoyment out of curling. Having fun puts you in the proper environment and headspace to excel.
Zack Bilawka, Second
Throws: right
Resides in East St Paul, MB
Career: Student
Zack Bilawka (@zackbilawka35) | Twitter
Q. How long have you curled for and how did you get started?
A. I started playing little rocks when I was 7 but only played once a week. When I was 14 I decided to quit hockey to curl full time.
Q. What are your curling achievements?
A. 2020 World Jr. Champion, 2020 Canadian Jr. Champion, 2019 Canada Winter Games Bonze Medalist
Q. What is your most memorable curling moment?
A. My most memorable curling moment was walking down the center sheet in Russia during the closing ceremonies of the World Jr’s and then stepping up to the podium with the crowd cheering and having it sink in that I was a World Champion
Q. If you could give one piece of advice to a young curler, what would it be?
A. Trust the process. You must learn how to lose before you learn how to win. You need to learn from your mistakes and try your best to have a positive attitude. Do not forget to be nice to your fellow competitors, you could end up being teammates one day
Adam Flatt, Lead
Throws: right
Resides in Winnipeg, MB
Career: Student
Adam Flatt
Q. How long have you curled for and how did you get started?
A. I have been curling for 12 years. I started curling Saturday afternoons at the St. Vital CC in a Jr. developmental league. We would work on technique and drills than the last hour we would play games. However, I started only playing half sheet.
Q. What are your curling achievements?
A. 2020 MCT Morris Champion, 2020 5th at Viterra Men’s Provincials, 2019 Canada Winter Games Bronze medalist, 2019 MCT Champion, Provincials, 2x U18 provincial silver medalist
Q. What is your most memorable curling moment?

A. Winning the Bronze medal at the 2019 Canada Winter Games and then celebrating with my teammates and family.
Q. If you could give one piece of advice to a young curler, what would it be?
A. Make as many connections as you can. The curling world is a tight knight community, so be nice to your competitors and make as many friends as you can. You never know who you might team up with in the future.

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