Posts Tagged ‘ice maker’
After a game of curling, there often seems to be a disconnect between the ice conditions and how players think the ice affected their game. Time and time again missed shots are blamed on poor ice conditions.
It’s already November, which means we are now getting into bonspiel season at curling centres across the country.
Here we are at Day 21 in the stretch of ice making at two championship events: the Tim Hortons Brier and the Ford World Women’s Curling Championships. For the icemakers, this is what our typical day looks like.
Soon it will be that time of year when every curler in Canada wants 15-second ice and five feet of curl – a club ice tech’s nightmare. Let’s put everything in perspective.