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Between the Sheets: Judging the 5th Annual Iron Tailgater at Qualcomm Stadium

I must admit our team has had some odd requests since our win last Feb 2010, but I do think this one topped them all!

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Between the Sheets: Curling (and golfing) in California… what a dream!

And I live in Calgary….why? As I sit down to write this blog its about -14 in Calgary and snowing… pretty, but cold!

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Between the Sheets: Curling in Scottsdale??

I never thought I would curl in Phoenix, but thanks to our friend, Kevin Kerwin, Terry and I headed down to Phoenix a couple weeks ago to conduct a curling clinic at the Ice Den in Scottsdale Arizona (practice facility of the Phoenix Coyotes).

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Olympic medallists advance directly to Canada Cup finals

Teamwork is proving to be the key for Kevin Martin’s defending Olympic champion quartet at this week’s Canada Cup.

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Canada Cup field ready to take to the ice

The total prize purse is $150,000. Each winner picks up $25,000.

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Between the Sheets: Sometimes Life Gets in the Way!

I get asked often. Where did you come from? And they are not asking, where I was born either. But more, how had I, at 44 represented Canada at the 2010 Olympics when I had previously had so little international experience and no major titles to my name.

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Between the Sheets: Don’t Do Complacency

As I write this blog Team Bernard has just finished up their 3rd event this season. It began with a win in our small Calgary Curling Club opener on Sept 10th (I had just flown in two days prior, from a two week African safari so I was a bit jet lagged).

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Between the Sheets: Medal Responsibilities

I flew to Toronto a few months back – out from Calgary at 5 pm and back home the next day at 3pm. Quick trip, for a great cause. It was the Microsoft Xbox launch M4M (Mission for Miracles) event.

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Between the Sheets: The Lessons of the Medal – Perspective

This is the final post of a three part series, “The Lessons of the Medal“. Sport teaches so many lessons that can be used in everyday life – its understanding those lessons and applying them to your daily life that is the difficult part.

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Inside the NTP (National Team Program)

Sometimes I have to pinch myself to believe that my job is real. Everyday I get to rub shoulders with some of the most amazing women in Canadian sport who are doing absolutely exceptional things – the elite performers in women’s curling.

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Between the Sheets: The Lessons of the Medal – Pursuing Your Dreams

Sport teaches so many lessons that can be used in everyday life – it’s understanding those lessons and applying them to your daily life that is the difficult part.

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Between the Sheets: The Lessons of the Medal – Teamwork

When I look back at our team’s journey and what was accomplished I have to pinch myself – an Olympic silver medal!

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Between the Sheets: To Curl or Not To Curl

It was common knowledge that prior to the Olympic Trials in December our team had agreed that if we didn’t win the 2009 Trials we were going our separate ways at the end of the season.

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Between The Sheets by Cheryl Bernard

Welcome to the first (of many) blogs I will be doing exclusively for the Curling.ca website for the next year. Why a blog? Seems that after you win a silver medal, people are interested. They want to get “between the sheets” and find out the details – what we do and why we do it! So enjoy!

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