Lank Returns to the World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling

Patti Lank, one of the most successful competitors in United States curling history, will be wearing Team North America colours for a third time at the 2012 World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling – January 12 – 15 in the Langley Events Centre.

Patti Lank joins Team North America for her third Continental Cup (CCA Photo)

Lank was part of the North American contingent in 2002 when Regina hosted the inaugural Continental Cup and was back on the ice two years later in Medicine Hat. A veteran of 16 U.S. national championships, Lank has taken the title on five occasions – earning the right to represent her country in the world championships.  She won the silver medal in the 1999 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship, losing in the final to Sweden’s Elisabet Gustafson. The American skip will be joined by Nina Spatola, Caitlin Maroldo and Molly Bonner for the eighth edition of this unique competition, with Team North America holding a 4-3 edge over Team World. “You Gotta Be There” when the world’s elite compete in one of international curling’s most entertaining events.  Click here to get your seats right now.