Tag Archives: John Morris (page 4)

Tag Archives: John Morris

Team North America on verge of WFG Continental Cup victory

January 13, 2013

PENTICTON, B.C. — Team North America is closing in on its fifth triumph at the World Financial Group Continental Cup, presented by Monsanto.

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Team North America claws back into Cup race

January 10, 2013

PENTICTON, B.C. — After a tough morning at the South Okanagan Events Centre, Team North America earned back some of its confidence in Thursday afternoon mixed doubles action at the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup, presented by Monsanto.

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Martin’s Back for Curling’s International Classic

January 3, 2013

When Team North America hits the ice in Penticton January 10-13 to take on Team World in the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling, they’ll have one of the greatest legends of the game on the home side.

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Martin’s Drive for Number Five

November 6, 2012

A victory at the Capital One Canada Cup of Curling last year in Cranbrook marked yet another record for curling legend Kevin Martin as he became the only four-time winning skip in the history of the event.

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In Curling, You Gotta Have Heart!

July 18, 2012

Imagine a national championship where the athletes fire up a cigarette during the heat of competition.  It may be hard to believe today, but that was indeed the case in curling until the 1980s.

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Featured Curling Athlete: Ben Hebert

December 26, 2011

Ben Hebert had built up a pretty nice collection of Brier Purple Hearts since exhausting his junior eligibility.

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Featured Curling Athlete: John Morris

November 14, 2011

You’d be hard-pressed to find a curler on the planet who’s more used to curling in the glare of the spotlight than John Morris.

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Martin Shooting for Canada Cup History

September 20, 2011

Alberta’s Kevin Martin stands out as one of the most accomplished curlers to ever play the game, with a resume that includes virtually every championship title in the world.

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Fit to Curl: Building up for the Brier

March 11, 2011

I’m putting this entry together as my team gets ready to depart for the Tim Hortons Brier. The days before the Brier are always exciting times — it’s such a great event and an incredible Canadian tradition.

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Fit to Curl: Thoughts on the Continental Cup, Mixed Doubles and athleticism in curling

January 31, 2011

I began putting this entry together as I unpacked after the World Financial Group Continental Group and started to pull things together for the trip east

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Fit to Curl: A holiday break. And the return.

January 11, 2011

After our team won the last Capital One Grand Slam, the Swiss Chalet National, we went on a break that was longer than any we’ve had in some time.

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Fit to Curl: The between-game workout.

December 20, 2010

Medicine Hat hosted a Canada Cup that was great in every way except for, well, the way that final game turned out. (Actually, even that was good for the fans. While I’ll never get used to losing, Glenn Howard made a beauty to win.)

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Fit to Curl: La Releve Camp, Cheeseburger Picnics and Charity Golf Tourneys

September 13, 2010

As Labour Day weekend rolls by, curlers start to think about getting back on the ice again. In fact, many have already been on the ice — it seems that more and more clubs offer camps and leagues in late summer.

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Around the House: The season is coming! The season is coming!

September 8, 2010

Depending on where you curl and how your club is set up, it’s likely that autumn signals (a) the start of the school year and (b) the beginning of your curling season.

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The Olympic Experience: how fitness played a role in Vancouver.

August 16, 2010

The Vancouver Olympics was, of course, one of the very best experiences of my life. In this month’s blog entry, I’m going to share with you some of the fitness- related things that my team and I did throughout the month we spent in Vancouver.

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