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Kevin Martin thought others would retire too

04/22/2014 4:52 PM 0

When Kevin Martin decided to retire this year, he thought he'd have plenty of company.

The dean of Canadian curlers — with four national titles, a world championship, both a gold and silver at the Olympics and a record 18 Grand ......

Skip Kevin Martin smiles during the first end of the men's semi-final against John Morris at the 2013 Roar of the Rings Canadian Olympic Curling Trials in Winnipeg on December 7, 2013. When Kevin Martin decided to retire this year, he thought he would have plenty of company. The dean of Alberta curlers if not Canadian curlers, with four national titles, a world championship, both a gold and silver at the Olympics and a record 18 Grand Slams on the World Curling Tour, looked around and saw plenty of skips his age or older. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods Show/Hide caption

Skip Kevin Martin smiles during the first end of the men's semi-final against John Morris at the 2013 Roar of the Rings Canadian Olympic Curling Trials in Winnipeg on December 7, 2013. When Kevin Martin decided to retire this year, he thought he would have plenty of company. The dean of Alberta curlers if not Canadian curlers, with four national titles, a world championship, both a gold and silver at the Olympics and a record 18 Grand Slams on the World Curling Tour, looked around and saw plenty of skips his age or older. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

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