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Canadian Mixed Curling champions Dean Hicke and Chantelle Eberle, of the Tartan Curling Club in Regina, posted a 9-5 win in their first game at the 2012 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship which got underway today in Erzurum, Turkey.
There are three things you need to know about mixed doubles curling. First, and it galls me to say this, Canadians aren’t very good at it. Four cracks at (but, it should be noted, just three actual trips to — I’ll explain later) the world championship have produced only one bronze medal, thanks to the duo of Sean Grassie and Alli Nimik in 2009 at Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy.
The unique Mixed Doubles Curling Competition got underway on Friday morning at the Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck, Austria.