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The Canadian Curling Association, nominated by the Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance (CSTA) for two of its Season of Champions events, won in both categories at the 2012 PRESTIGE Awards today in Richmond, British Columbia.
It came down to last rock, but Glenn Howard drew for one point to finalize an 8-7 win over a never-say-die USA team in Sunday evening action at the 2012 World Men’s Curling Championship presented by Ford Motor Company of Canada Ltd. in Basel, Switzerland.
Team Canada’s Glenn Howard opened with a 7-5 win over France’s Thomas Dufour on Saturday afternoon in Basel, Switzerland at the 2012 World Men’s Curling Championship presented by Ford Motor Company of Canada Ltd.
Switzerland’s 40-year-old Mirjam Ott, the most experienced skip in the 12-team field, executed a clutch tap-and-roll in the four-foot ring with the game’s last shot to score two points and defeat Sweden 7-6 in Sunday’s Ford World Women’s Curling Championship final match.
It wasn’t the colour they were looking for, but at the end of the day, for Heather Nedohin’s Canadian crew of Laine Peters, Jessica Mair, and Beth Iskiw, a bronze medal represents a resiliency and a character statement.