Posts Tagged ‘2010 Olympic Games’
Compared to the pressure of carrying Russia’s hopes in women’s curling at the Sochi Olympic Games, the 2014 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship, presented by Booster Juice, might just be a welcome relief for Anna Sidorova.
John Shuster is one of a select group of athletes that have won an Olympic medal for the United States in the sport of curling. In fact, the only time it happened was at the 2006 Games when he threw lead stones for the Pete Fenson team that earned bronze in Turin, Italy.
Renée Sonnenberg relished what could be the defining moment of her competitive curling career with a resounding victory over two-time world women’s champion Kelly Scott in the first qualifying match of the 2013 Capital One Road to the Roar, presented by Monsanto, Nov. 9 in Kitchener.
Cheryl Bernard lived the ultimate curling dream in the 2009 season, winning the women’s gold medal at the Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings and the right to represent Canada at the 2010 Olympic Games.
When Team North America hits the ice in Penticton January 10-13 to take on Team World in the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling, they’ll have one of the greatest legends of the game on the home side.