Kevin Martin biography

Kevin Martin

Curler, Olympic athlete

1966 –


Who is Kevin Martin?

Kevin Martin, nicknamed "The Old Bear" and "K-Mart", is a Canadian curler from Edmonton. He is a four-time Brier champion, has been to three Winter Olympics, and was the gold medal winner at the 2010 Winter Olympics. He is a former World Champion and has won 14 Grand Slam titles on the World Curling Tour. Over the course of his career, his teams have won around $2 million. He was the first skip to win a "career Grand Slam," winning a title in each Grand Slam event, after he won the Players' Championships Grand Slam event in April 2005. Martin holds the record for the most Olympic victories, with 20 total wins at the Olympics.


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Jul 31, 1966
Also known as
  • The Bear
  • Canada
  • Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
Lived in
  • Edmonton

on July 23, 2013