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Name  Bernie Sparkes

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Born  October 15, 1940 (age 75) Claresholm, Alberta (1940-10-15)

Bernard L. Sparkes (born October 15, 1940) is a former world champion curler.

Sparkes's first major curling championship success came when he won the 1957 Alberta Schoolboys. He would later go on to win 4 Alberta (1966, 1967, 1968, 1969) championships and 3 Canadian Brier and World Championships (1966, 1968, 1969) He was voted all star second at 4 consecutive Briers as the second for the Ron Northcott team. He is a member of the Lethbridge Sports Hall Of Fame (baseball), and the Southern Alberta Curling Hall Of Fame. Bernie moved to British Columbia in 1970 and went on to win 9 more men's provincial curling championships 1 Masters over 70 in 2014 and 1 mixed championship. He was elected to the B.C. Sports Hall Of Fame in 1995.

One of his leisurely pursuits is painting.

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Bernie Sparkes Wikipedia