Tag Archives: Lethbridge

Tag Archives: Lethbridge

Inside Junior Curling: The Man Behind the Alberta Junior Curling Tour

November 23, 2012

While chatting with the creators of the junior curling tours across the country, I’ve been in awe of how incredibly talented, dedicated and visionary these individuals are. Barely out of juniors themselves, they are working hard to change the face of junior curling in not only their provinces, but also their country. Brett Zubot, the man and mastermind behind the Alberta Junior Curling Tour (AJCT), is no exception.

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Eye Opener: Final Issue from the 2012 FWWCC

March 25, 2012

Enjoy the Final issue of The Eye Opener, the Canadian Curling Association’s daily newspaper at the 2012 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship in Lethbridge, Alberta.

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Eye Opener: Eighth Issue from the 2012 FWWCC

March 24, 2012

Enjoy the Eighth  issue of The Eye Opener, the Canadian Curling Association’s daily newspaper at the 2012 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship in Lethbridge, Alberta.

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Eye Opener: Sixth Issue from the 2012 FWWCC

March 22, 2012

Enjoy the sixth issue of The Eye Opener, the Canadian Curling Association’s daily newspaper at the 2012 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship in Lethbridge, Alberta.

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Eye Opener: Third Issue from the 2012 FWWCC

March 19, 2012

Enjoy the third issue of The Eye Opener, the Canadian Curling Association’s daily newspaper at the 2012 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship in Lethbridge, Alberta.

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Eye Opener: Second Issue from the 2012 FWWCC

March 18, 2012

Enjoy the second issue of The Eye Opener, the Canadian Curling Association’s daily newspaper at the 2012 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship in Lethbridge, Alberta.

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“You Gotta Be There” to Get the Big Picture

March 15, 2012

All Team Canada games during the 2012 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship, March 17-25 in will be televised by TSN from Lethbridge’s ENMAX Centre.  But, if you want to see the very best of the rest of the world, you’ll have to come down to the arena for the live experience.

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Lethbridge Welcomes the World: China Update

March 13, 2012

For someone who first took to the game less than a dozen years ago, Bingyu Wang has had a tremendous run of success on curling’s world stage. In 2008 at the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship in Vernon, B.C., she led China to a round-robin record of 9-2 and a silver medal finish. A year later in Gangneung, South Korea, she went one better, finishing preliminary play with a record of 10-1 and capping things off with an 8-6 victory over Sweden’s Anette Norberg in the gold medal game.

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Lethbridge Welcomes the World: Italy Update

March 9, 2012

She’s 27 years young, she’s been curling for more than half her life and she’s represented Italy on the World stage over 20 times. She’s Diana Gaspari, and she will be making her eighth trip to the women’s worlds when she and her team of Giorgia Appolonio, Chiara Olivieri and Claudia Alvera head to Lethbridge in March. Italy utilizes a selection process in determining the makeup of the women’s teams which represent the country in international events.

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Lethbridge Welcomes the World: Korea Update

March 6, 2012

Ji-Sun Kim will be one of the youngest skips in the field at the 2012 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship. The twenty-four year old will be making her second consecutive appearance at the championship when she takes to the ice in Lethbridge with her mates Seul-Bee Lee, Un-Chi Gim and Hyun-Jung Lee. Last year in Esbjerg, Denmark, the Koreans finished round-robin play with a record of 2 wins and 9 losses.

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Lethbridge Welcomes the World: Germany Update

February 22, 2012

Three fun facts about Germany: You can drive 300 km an hour on the Autobahn. There are over 1,500 different brands of beer available throughout the country. Every February, Andrea Schopp will be crowned Germany’s women’s curling champion. Well, not every year; she has missed out on three of the last twenty-five titles.

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Lethbridge Welcomes the World: Czech Republic Update

February 22, 2012

Based on their play at the European Curling Championships held in Moscow in December, the Czech Republic will send their nation’s best women’s curling team to Lethbridge and the 2012 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship.

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A Super Sunday for Lethbridge Volunteers

February 13, 2012

The volunteer team for the 2012 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship gathered for a pre-event strategy session February 5th at the Coast Lethbridge Hotel & Conference Centre.

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Pick the Best of the World’s with the Single Draw Pass

February 9, 2012

Now that single draw event passes are on sale for the 2012 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship – March 17-25 at the Lethbridge ENMAX Centre – you can take your choice of all the games you really want to see at the times that work best for your schedule!

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Lethbridge Welcomes the World: Team Sweden

February 7, 2012

The 2012 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship will showcase the best female curling teams from around the globe, when competition gets underway at the ENMAX Centre in Lethbridge, Alberta in the middle of March. Over the course of the next month, national championship playdowns and selection processes in twelve countries will determine the actual teams which will make the trip to the event. The nations we know. The team personnel, until now, had yet to be determined.

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