Johnson Insurance announces sponsorship of top-ranked Team Gushue curling team

Thursday, September 22, 2016
Johnson Insurance is thrilled to announce its sponsorship of Canadian curling team, Team Gushue.

As a sponsor, Johnson Insurance supports the team to continue to train, compete, and work towards its goals.

“Team Gushue’s hard work and dedication are an inspiration, and these are values we live by every day at Johnson,” said Kenneth Bennett, President of Johnson Insurance and Senior Vice President, Lifestyle Insurance, RSA Canada. “The team captured our attention not only for its outstanding performance record, but also because of striking similarities in our two journeys. Both Johnson and Team Gushue share Newfoundland roots and have worked tirelessly to rank among the best in their fields in the entire country—Johnson in the realm of insurance and Team Gushue on the ice. We are tremendously proud to support Team Gushue as it pursues its goals.”

Team Gushue consistently ranks as one of the best curling teams in Canada and is currently ranked best in the world by World Curling Tour. Exceptional performance, along with members’ friendly personas and sportsmanship, has won the team fans all across Canada.

“Having Johnson Insurance as one of our sponsors allows us to focus on our game and compete to the best of our ability,” said team Skip, Brad Gushue. “It makes a huge difference to have people in your corner cheering for you—people who care about what’s important to you and who help you achieve what you want in life.”

It’s a highly anticipated year for Team Gushue, with the Brier, Canada’s biggest curling event, taking place in the team’s hometown of St. John’s in 2017. The team’s curling season kicked off at STU Sells Oakville earlier this month and their next tournament takes them to Europe to compete in the Swiss Cup from September 29–October 2.

Johnson Insurance looks forward to sending big cheers to the team in Switzerland and everywhere else they compete during the 2016-17 curling season.


About Team Gushue

Geoff Walker (Lead), Brett Gallant (Second), Mark Nichols (Third), and Brad Gushue (Skip) make up Team Gushue. Consistently ranking among the top teams in Canada and the world, the team calls St. John’s, Newfoundland home.

Media Enquiries: 
Brodie Bott
RSA Canada
(647) 466-4101
Brad Gushue
Team Gushue
(709) 693-5574