Congratulations to our finalists!
Source: WebSpiel | 2017 Glenmore Calcutta
This was published a couple of years ago, but came up on Facebook this week and is worth sharing… Even from the American perspective!
There is a science to preparing ice for the shuffleboard-like sport. It’s all about the pebbling.
Source: Why Curling Ice is Different Than Other Ice | Innovation | Smithsonian
So I took a look around this year – and realized just how much the competitive curling scene has changed in the past few years…
Source: In the House: Life on Mars – we have Proof!
The purpose of this survey is to assist the WCF in understanding the views of the worldwide curling community about the impact sweeping should have on a curling shot.
The information gathered through this survey will be used in developing recommendations for sweeping and equipment rules, which will be considered by the next WCF General Assembly in September 2016. This survey will remain open until 16 May 2016.
Source: Sweeping Survey
‘The curlers in the Wednesday night leagues don’t believe they can beat the elite teams anymore,’ Team Canada third John Morris says. ‘The game has evolved’
Source: Curling’s era of elite teams makes good TV but curtails participation at provincial level | National Post
Romantic stories don’t often start with the worlds of municipal government and curling. That was just the combination that helped love blossom for Swift Current’s mayor Jerrod Schafer.
Source: Only in Canada: A mayor and a skip fall in love over curling – Saskatoon – CBC News
The Quebec government has announced $1.9 million in funding for a new club for Chelsea’s Curling des Collines.
Source: Chelsea curlers forced to Ottawa are one step closer to a local club – Ottawa – CBC News
Forget polishing. Forget friction. Forget warming the ice too… for now. Forget what you THINK you know about sweeping. These days, it’s all about scratches.
Source: Here’s what you need to know about sweeping in 2016 | Curling Canada