2018 Winter Olympics: Who are Matt and Becca Hamilton?

Feb 08, 2018
  • By Kelcie Willis, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

Matt and Becca Hamilton competed in the Olympics’ first-ever mixed doubles curling event at the Pyeongchang Games. The brother-sister duo, from McFarland, Wisconsin, used to compete against each other in the sport as teens, but joined together for the 2018 Olympics.

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The two make a good team. They won USA Curling Mixed Doubles National Championship in March 2017.

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Matt Hamilton, 28, was first to get into the sport at age 14. His little sister followed him into curling when she was a teenager.

PYEONGCHANG-GUN, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 08: Becca Hamilton and Matt Hamilton of the United States deliver a stone in the Curling Mixed Doubles Round Robin Session 1 during the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Gangneung Curling Centre on February 8, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

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