Posts Tagged ‘ice technician’
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.
When the Canadian Curling Association decided to hold a Level 3 Ice Technician course over the summer in Sudbury, Ont., CCA Director of Championship Services and Curling Club Development Danny Lamoureux really had no idea what to expect.
As Chief Ice Technician for the Canadian Curling Association, I am often asked for advice from ice makers in curling centres across the country. One of the most-asked questions is about temperatures for the building, the ice and the pebble.
It’s that time of the year when we start to see lots of curling on TV. For curling fans, it’s exciting to watch. But for club ice makers, it’s a nightmare.
It’s already November, which means we are now getting into bonspiel season at curling centres across the country.