Erika Brown: Swept Up

Updated: January 27, 2014, 4:03 PM ET
By Mackenzie Lobby | Special to espnW.com

Erika Brown was born with the curling gene.

At just a week old, she was already at the rink watching her dad, Steve, practice at the Madison Curling Club in Wisconsin. A few years later, she was part of the stalwart contingent of rink rats who played hide-and-go-seek and raided the vending machines while their parents practiced.

"All the adults would go on the ice for two hours and we were just in heaven," said the 40-year-old, three-time Olympian whose appearances ...

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