Posts Tagged ‘2013 Capital One Road to the Roar’
The 2014 Scotties Tournament of Hearts will be hosted by Montreal for the first time in the 32-year history of the event, Feb. 1-9 at the Maurice Richard Arena. The Canadian women’s curling championship was contested in the city once before, in 1979, prior to taking on the Scotties title.
Brad Jacobs broke through last season for the biggest victory in his competitive curling career, with a decisive victory over Manitoba’s Jeff Stoughton in the final of the 2013 Tim Hortons Brier.
Four years ago, John Morris was a key player in one of the most electrifying moments in Canadian men’s curling history. Throwing third stones for Kevin Martin, he was instrumental in Team Canada’s gold-medal celebration at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics.
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.
The reigning Canadian champs will get another chance to wear the Maple Leaf on the world stage.