Posts Tagged ‘Helen Radford’
During the 2011-2012 season, Helen Radford found herself at the helm of a unique coaching project: take four talented young curlers from different parts of the country, turn them into a team, and prepare them to represent Canada at the first Winter Youth Olympic Games.
A challenge? Yes. A success? Most definitely!
Let’s start off the year with a reflection on one hugely significant event for junior curlers around the world in 2012 – the Youth Olympic Games.
As I sit here writing my final column, I’m reminiscing over the last ten months, and how much of an impact they have made on my life.
The Canadian flag was flying high at the presentation of the Mixed Team bronze medal to Team Canada on the final day of the 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games curling competition on Sunday.
Team Canada curlers will step on the podium to receive their bronze medals today – the first medals won by Canadian athletes competing at the Winter Youth Olympic Games taking place in Innsbruck, Austria.