Posts Tagged ‘junior curling’
If the name Shannon Birchard sounds familiar, there’s a very good reason for that! Birchard is most well-known for skipping Team Manitoba to a second place-finish at last year’s M&M Meat Shops Canadian Junior Championships in Fort McMurray, Alta., losing a close final to B.C’s Corryn Brown.
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.
Former New Brunswick junior curler Andrew Case has traded his curling broom for a baseball and the transition is paying dividends: on Sept. 28, he signed a free-agent contract with the Toronto Blue Jays.
Throughout the season, we’ll be sitting down with young, up-and-coming athletes to find out everything from their favourite food to eat on the road to what their goals and dreams are.
Cathlia Ward shares the story of her first session as a Capital One Rocks & Rings instructor in New Brunswick.