Terry Jones has been a sports columnist at the Edmonton Sun since 1982 and has been writing sports in Edmonton since 1967. Jones has covered more Olympics than any other Canadian journalist (16), well over 500 Stanley Cup playoffs games, 37 Grey Cups, 20 Super Bowls and Briers, and every Canada Cup/World Cup hockey tournament dating back to 1976. He’s written a dozen books including the first and last books of Wayne Gretzky’s career (The Great Gretzky and An Oiler Forever). He also wrote ’79 to 99′ published by The Sun. A Canadian Sports Media sportswriter of the year, Jones is in the sports media sections of both the Canadian Football Hall of Fame, Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and soon to be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame. Married to wife Linda, he’s father of sports writing son Shane and twin daughters Trina and Nicole. Watch Terry Jones’ presentation at TedX St Albert posted to YouTube this past November during which he regales the audience with some of his most interesting escapades over his length and laudable career.
You can follow Terry at twitter.com/sunterryjones