Posts Tagged ‘junior curling’
It has been almost 14 years since the curling world lost one of its greatest athletes, Sandra Schmirler. A native of Saskatchewan, Schmirler quickly climbed the ranks to curling greatness and stole the hearts of Canadians from coast to coast. To say Sandra is a Canadian and curling hero is an understatement.
Ça fait presque 14 ans depuis que le monde du curling a perdu une de ses plus grandes athlètes, Sandra Schmirler. Une native de Saskatchewan, Schmirler a vite gravi les échelons dans son sport, tout en volant le cœur des Canadiens et des Canadiennes des quatre coins du pays. Dire que Sandra est une Canadienne et une héroïne du curling est peu dire.
À regarder le groupe d’équipes au championnat canadien junior 2014, une tendance saute aux yeux : les parents. Des parents qui entraînent leurs enfants et qui prennent plaisir à vivre le rêve ensemble.
If you look at the line-up of teams at the 2014 M&M Meat Shops Canadian Junior Curling Championships, you will find one common trend: parents. Parents who are coaching their kids and enjoying the journey of living their dreams together. From the Northwest Territories to Newfoundland and Labrador, parents of players were found on the coaches’ bench at the recent national junior curling championships in Liverpool, N.S.
British Columbia curling star Kelly Scott recently got a chance to volunteer at her son’s school with the Capital One Rocks & Rings program. She not only brought curling to his school but also later got on the ice with his classmates. Here is her story.