Posts Tagged ‘Jamie Bourassa’
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.
Here’s hoping all the ice installs have gone well and that everyone is up and running. Ice techs, here are a few reminders you can share with your curlers.
Another season of ice making has ended for most of us. Now it’s time to make sure we are ready for summer and look ahead to next curling season.
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.