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The 2014 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship is underway in Dumfries, Scotland, where Team Canada’s Wayne and Kim Tuck lost a close opening match to Sweden’s Camilla Johansson and Per Noreen on Thursday morning.
Canadian National Team Coach Jim Waite recently returned from Turkey, where he supported curlers Chantelle Eberle and Dean Hicke at the 2012 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championships. During the week, Waite sent reports back to Canada, describing not just the curling competition, but also the scene in Erzurum, a predominantly Muslim city high in the mountains.
Sometimes I have to pinch myself to believe that my job is real. Everyday I get to rub shoulders with some of the most amazing women in Canadian sport who are doing absolutely exceptional things – the elite performers in women’s curling.