Shannon Kleibrink (born October 7, 1968 in Norquay, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian curler from Calgary, Alberta. Her, and her team of third Amy Nixon, second Glenys Bakker, lead Christine Keshen and alternate Sandra Jenkins will represent Canada at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy.
Kleibrink made her debut at the 1993 Scott Tournament of Hearts, Canada’s national curling championship where her team of Sandra Jenkins, Sally Shigehiro and Joanne Wright finished 6-5 representing team Alberta.
Kleibrink wouldn’t qualify for the Scotts again until 2004, but in the mean time she would make it to the final of the 1997 Olympic Trials. At the trials, where the winner would go on to play for Canada at the 1998 Winter Olympics, Kleibrink would lose in the final to Sandra Schmirler.
In 2004 Kleibrink became the first woman to win a Canadian Mixed Curling Championship as skip, which she did 2004. She was also the first woman to skip a team at the mixed, when she did so the previous year, where she lost in the final.
The same year, at the 2004 Scott Tournament of Hearts, Kleibrink and her team of Amy Nixon, Glenys Bakker and Stephanie Marchand would finish 6-5, out of the playoffs.
In 2005, Kleibrink would win the Canada Cup of Curling where she beat Jan Betker in the final. Later on that year, Kleibrink would qualify for the Olympics, when they beat Kelly Scott’s team from Kelowna, British Columbia at the 2005 Canadian Olympic trials. Kleibrink’s team began the tournament at 1-3 before winning seven straight games to qualify. In the final end of the championship game, Kleibrink scored 3 points to win the match 8-7.
Kleibrink works as a production assistant at Chevron Canada Resources.