Tag Archives: Featured (page 3)

Tag Archives: Featured

Top 10 reasons curling camp is The Best

Oh, and did I mention, my green group won the Great Shootout?! (Photo courtesy of Simon Barrick)
September 8, 2016

Simon Barrick is a competitive curler and coach. He’s also a sport researcher, currently completing his PhD in Kinesiology at the University of Calgary. This summer, Simon put his coaching skills to work as a staff member at the Alberta Rocks Curling Camp. Read on as Simon shares his Top 10 List of reasons that make curling camp – any curling camp! – The Best. Simon writes: What first jumps to mind when you hear “curling in the summer”? Insanity? Curiosity? Fun? How about “curling camp”? In August, I had the privilege of coaching at the Alberta Rocks Summer Curling ...

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Team World seeks redemption at 2017 World Financial Group Continental Cup

2011 Ford Men's World Curling Team Sweden Skip Niklas Edin, Michael Burns Photography
September 1, 2016

Team World will be hungrier than ever when it takes to the ice at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas next January for the 2017 World Financial Group Continental Cup, presented by Boyd Gaming.

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2016 For The Love of Curling Scholarship winners announced

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August 29, 2016

Athletic and scholastic dreams will be furthered for 10 deserving young curlers, winners of the 2016 Curling Canada Foundation For The Love of Curling scholarships, it was announced today by Curling Canada.

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Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship returns to Boucherville, Que.

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August 26, 2016

For the third time in four years, the Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship will be contested in Boucherville, Que., it was announced today by Curling Canada.

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We want to hear from YOU!

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August 26, 2016

Curling Canada’s Season of Champions series of championship events is gearing up for the 2016-17 season, and as much as the Season of Champions is about curling, it’s also about you, our amazing fans!

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Curling Night at the Ballpark in Winnipeg

August 23, 2016, Winnipeg, MB. Goldeyes vs Fargo Red Hawks at Shaw Park, Credit Winnipeg Goldeyes Photographer Jeff Miller
August 25, 2016

(Courtesy, CurlManitoba) It was the baseball version of a draw to the button ‚ a strike across the corner of the plate! The pitcher was two-time Manitoba and Canadian junior men’s curling champion Matt Dunstone, also a two-time Manitoba youth baseball champion, with the ceremonial opening pitch on Curling Night at the Goldeyes this past Tuesday in Winnipeg.

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2017 Canadian Mixed Doubles Championship returns to Nutana Club in Saskatoon

August 18, 2016

Canada’s top mixed doubles curling teams will head to Saskatoon next April, hoping to get a step closer to a trip to the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea.

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Canadian Mixed Doubles Olympic qualifying process set

World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship 2016
August 15, 2016

Canada will decide its first Olympic mixed doubles entry in January 2018, it was announced today by Curling Canada.

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First Canadian U-18 championships to be staged in Moncton, N.B.

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July 12, 2016

History will be made next April in Moncton, N.B., when the city plays host to the inaugural Canadian Under-18 Boys and Girls Curling Championships.

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MQFT with Dana Ferguson

Dana Ferguson, second on Team Sweeting, in action at the 2013 Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings in Winnipeg, Man. (Curling Canada/Michael Burns photo)
July 7, 2016

This week, John sits down with Dana Ferguson, current second and long-time member of Team Val Sweeting, with whom she has had a ton of success, finishing second at back-to-back Scotties championships, hoisting a Grand Slam title, and playing in just about every major tournament you can imagine. John sat down with Dana as her team prepares to secure a Trials berth this season.

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Brier, world champ Nolan Thiessen joins Curling Canada team as consultant

Ottawa, ON 2016 Tim Hortons Brier Team Canada Lead Nolan Thiessen Curling Canada/michael burns photo
June 24, 2016

Curling Canada is adding one of the game’s best players to its organization, it was announced today.

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Dreaming big, on and off the ice

“You can do anything if you put the work in,” says Nova Scotia’s Mary Fay, who is stepping away from curling to pursue studies at Queen’s University with the goal of becoming a doctor (WCF/Marissa Tiel photo)
June 23, 2016

(Story by Cathlia Ward) At just 18 years of age, Mary Fay has quickly risen to Canadian and world curling stardom. The Chester, N.S., native captured the 2016 Youth Olympic gold medal, the 2016 Canadian Junior Championship and the 2016 Junior World Championship all in the span of about a month and a half. Pretty crazy for a grade 12 student, right? “(Curling) has made the past 10 years so enjoyable and I wouldn’t change a thing,” Fay says now, after what many would consider a dream curling season. “Curling has just given me so much that I could never ...

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New formats, new event introduced at 2016 National Curling Congress

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June 19, 2016

Not only will Curling Canada have new formats for its national men’s and women’s championships, it will also have a brand new national championship.

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Field set for 2016 Home Hardware Canada Cup in Brandon

Ottawa Ont.Mar 13, 2016.Tim Hortons Brier.Alberta skip Kevin Koe, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
June 6, 2016

World and Canadian champions, along with Olympic gold-medallists, will be heading to Brandon, Man., next December for the 2016 Home Hardware Canada Cup, it was announced today by Curling Canada.

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WCF and National Research Council are testing curling brushes and sweeping technique

May 25, 2016

OTTAWA – The World Curling Federation (WCF) and the National Research Council (NRC), Canada’s “go-to” research and technology organization, are investigating the effects of curling brush head technology on ice surfaces and their potential effects on where stones come to rest.

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