Posts Tagged ‘2013 Capital One Road to the Roar’
Stolen deuces in the first and fifth ends propelled Winnipeg’s Barb Spencer to an 8-5 win over Regina’s Amber Holland in the opening women’s draw at the Capital One Road to the Roar Pre-Trials, presented by Monsanto.
Dreams of representing Canada at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, will remain alive for the four teams that prevail at the Capital One Road to the Roar Pre-Trials, presented by Monsanto, beginning Tuesday at the Kitchener Memorial Auditorium in Kitchener, Ont.
Brad Jacobs ended a 28-year drought for Northern Ontario at the Canadian men’s curling championship with his team’s decisive victory at last season’s Tim Hortons Brier.
No other female competitor can match Shannon Kleibrink’s record in the Canadian Curling Trials where she has won a gold medal and a pair of silvers in three previous appearances at the Olympic-qualifying event.
Brad Gushue earned the distinction of winning Canada’s first Olympic gold medal in men’s curling with a victory at the 2006 Games in Turin, Italy. Now he leads his new team into Kitchener for the 2013 Capital One Road to the Roar, presented by Monsanto, with hopes of adding to his medal collection.