Posts Tagged ‘Guelph Curling Club’
It should be simple, right? Foot in hack, rock in hand, eye on broom and away you go, sliding down the ice like Glenn Howard.
Ça devrait être tout simple. Le pied dans l’entaille, la pierre dans la main, l’œil sur le balai et hop, parti, on glisse parfaitement sur la glace, tel Glenn Howard.
The glass may have been foggy for spectators, and there may have been a few ice bumps thanks to the humid, rainy weather, but that didn’t stop hundreds of curlers – and non-curlers – from congregating at the Guelph Curling Club on Saturday, September 21 to kick off the club’s 175th anniversary season.
As the closing banquet for my Wednesday night league at the Guelph Curling Club wrapped up last spring, I remember looking at the pools of water covering the melting ice in the darkened ice house. The end of the season. Time for summer.
Not all curling championships take place on arena ice, with TV coverage and thousands of spectators ringing cowbells, buying 50-50 tickets and cheering every shot. Some of them take place at your local club.