Bradley Raymond " Brad" Gushue, ONL ( born June 16, 1980 in St. John's, Newfoundland ) is a Canadian curler.
He won six times the Junior Champion title the province of Newfoundland and Labrador (1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000 and 2001), the last five titles in the position of the skip. In 2001, he not only won the provincial championship title, but also became Canadian junior national champion and junior world champion. Gushue was summoned in 1998 as a replacement for John Morris at the Junior World Championships in 1998, where Morris won the tournament.
After his junior career Gushue rose rapidly becoming one of the best players of his province, and qualified in 2003, 2004 and 2005 respectively for the State Championship The Greenbrier. End of 2005, Gushue took the former world champion Russ Howard in his team and won the Canadian qualifying tournament for the Olympic Winter Games 2006. Pinerolo In he led the Canadian team to win the Olympic gold medal.
Gushue plays for the St. John's Curling Club and works part-time as foreman. He's athlete ambassador of development organization Right to Play.