Heather Rankin (curler)
Heather Rankin is a Canadian curler from Calgary. While living in Nova Scotia, she won the provincial junior championships in 1984 and would skip the Nova Scotia team at the Canadian Junior Curling Championships. In 1990 she won the Nova Scotia provincial championships sending her to that year's Tournament of Hearts. She skipped the Nova Scotia team to a 9-2 record in her debut winning the all-star skip award, but lost the final to Ontario, skipped by Alison Goring.
Rankin returned to the Tournament of Hearts once again in 1993, playing third for Colleen Jones. The team finished with a 6-5 record 1 game out of the playoffs.
Since then, Rankin has moved to Alberta and has tried unsuccessfully to win that province's national championship with a runner up finish in 2001. She continues to be a top curler, and has played in the 2001 Olympic Curling Trials, three Players Championships and two Canada Cups.
Rankin has not curled competitively since 2011. She graduated from Bridgewater High School and Acadia University, and served as vice-president of the management consulting firm Scotia Consulting Inc. Her specialization is business analysis and project management consulting for oil and gas, specializing in data and software engineering. She has a son, born ca. 2007.