Posts Tagged ‘2014 Olympic Games’
Kelly Scott knows what it takes to do it the hard way when it comes to qualifying for the Canadian Curling Trials, where Canada decides its women’s and men’s representatives for the 2014 Olympics.
The pressure of competing in the 2013 Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings, presented by Monsanto, is old hat to Sherry Middaugh. When the seasoned skip, from Ontario’s Coldwater and District Curling Club, settles into the hack this December in Winnipeg’s MTS Centre, she’ll be taking her fourth shot at the Olympic dream.
After a breakthrough year in 2010, when Kevin Koe won both the Tim Hortons Brier and the World Men’s Curling Championship, the skip from Calgary’s Glencoe Club will be back in the medal hunt as part of the 16-team field for the 2013 Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings, presented by Monsanto.
Chelsea Carey tried on the Canada jacket for the first time this summer, in preparation for a trip to the China Open, Sept. 18-24 in Beijing, an international event that sets the stage for the city’s role as host of the 2014 world men’s curling championship.
Ten Ontario teams will be on the ice in the Kitchener Memorial Auditorium Complex, Nov. 5-10, for the 2013 Capital One Road to the Roar, presented by Monsanto – taking their last shot at qualifying to compete for a Canadian medal in curling at the 2014 Olympic Games.