Tag Archives: Inside Junior Curling

Tag Archives: Inside Junior Curling

Inside Junior Curling: Finding the next Brad Gushue

Brad Gushue (Curling Canada/Michael Burns photo)
March 17, 2015

After years of watching the Brier on television, a young Brad Gushue was finally able to convince his family to let him try out the sport for himself. He didn’t know it then, but the moment his young feet hit the ice, a legend was born.

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Inside Junior Curling: Embarking for Estonia

Kristen Streifel (CCA/Amanda Rumboldt Photo)
February 26, 2015

They’re off! Our men’s and women’s junior national teams are on their way to Tallin, Estonia, to compete at the 2015 World Junior Curling Championships. For the first time in Canadian curling history, both skips are repeat national champs.

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Inside Junior Curling: Unsung heroes

IJC WScoffin Team Yukon 2013 FI
December 17, 2014

Sometimes in sports we look at our most successful athletes as the true heroes. We say that the athletes standing atop the Olympic podium will go down in sporting history, and it’s true, they will. We too often forget about that team behind the scenes. We forget that the most crucial part of a team doesn’t get to stand atop the Olympic podium.

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Inside Junior Curling: School comes first!

Liverpool, NS 2014 M&M Canadian Juniors Alberta skip Kelsey Rocque throws a rock in the final game with sweepers Taylor McDonald and Claire Tully. CCA/michael burns photo
November 4, 2014

One of the most common traits you’ll find in junior curlers across Canada and even internationally is the fact that most of these athletes are not simply athletes, but student athletes.

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Inside Junior Curling: Sisterly love

Les sœurs Cathlia (à gauche) et Jamie (à droite) avec leur papa Mark Ward au Brier Tim Hortons 2003 où Mark était premier dans l’équipe de Brad Gushue. (Photo par C. Ward)
September 30, 2014

Here we are again, September of another curling season. For most curlers in Canada, this season represents new beginnings. New teams and new dreams are forming across the nation, and my 2014-2015 squad is no different.

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Inside Junior Curling: Forever young

October 28, 2013

As Team Newfoundland and Labrador was announced at the opening ceremonies of the 2013 Senior Curling Nationals, out walked best friends and teammates Geoff Cunningham and Rob Thomas, the reigning Canadian Senior Men’s Curling Championships silver medalists.

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Inside Junior Curling: Tales of a curling addict

September 23, 2013

My name is Cathlia Ward, I’m a 19-year-old Leadership student at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, and I love curling.

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