Natalie Nicholson

Natalie Nicholson (born March 10, 1976 in Bemidji, Minnesota as Natalie Simenson) is an American curler. She currently plays lead for Erika Brown.

Natalie Nicholson
Natalie Simenson

(1976-03-10) March 10, 1976
Curling clubBemidji CC,
Bemidji, Minnesota
SkipErika Brown
ThirdAllison Pottinger
SecondNicole Joraanstad
LeadNatalie Nicholson
World Championship
10 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2014, 2016


As a junior curler, Nicholson played second for Risa O'Connell and represented Team USA at the 1995 and 1997 World Junior Curling Championships finishing sixth and fourth respectively.

In 2000, Nicholson curled in her first World Curling Championships playing lead for Amy Wright and finished in sixth place. Nicholson returned to the Worlds in 2002 as Patti Lank's lead and finished in eighth place. They returned in 2004 finishing in fourth place.

Nicholson would later move to play for Debbie McCormick's team and in 2006 Nicholson won her first international medal- a silver when USA lost to Sweden (skipped by Anette Norberg).

Personal life

Nicholson is employed as an advanced practice registered nurse/ certified nurse practitioner. Nicholson is married and has two children.[1]


2010 Vancouver Olympic Games


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