Born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota, Chris Plys fell in love with curling like many have in Minnesota, after catching a glimpse of it while en route to an ice hockey game. Plys went to the rink and threw his first stone. He was hooked.
Since 1998, Chris has dominated in Minnesota state championships and currently holds the record for most United States Junior National Championships by a skip. He's medalled in the US National Championships and World University Games as well as competing around the world, including at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games.
Chris currently curls at the Duluth Curling Club and has been training for the 2017 Olympic Team Trials as part of the US Curling High Performance Program, a hand-picked team of elite curlers sponsored by the US Olympic Committee.Read more