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House Call: Curl Smarter – Consider a Helmet

For Cheryl Whitnack curling will never be the same – and neither will her life.

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House Call: Ice Legs

Listen up wobblers and weeblers! Nobody wants to see you fall, so take a few pieces of advice from someone who calls too many ambulances at this time of year.

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House Call: Mid-Season Check Up

This week I witnessed one minor injury, a major one, a broken rock handle, a broken broom, and a lot of dangerous behaviour.

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House Call: Polite or Perilous?

The courtesies of the past are not necessarily the courtesies of today. There is one particular past courtesy that needs to be quashed.

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Pebbles to Boulders: Health and Safety Management

Recently I was contacted by my friends at the Canadian Curling Association to assist a curling club, which had questions about ‘risk management’ of their Little Rock and youth program and the need for police checks of volunteers. I would like to share the information, which was passed on, plus more.

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House Call: Practice Safe Curling

Curling is not a dangerous sport but serious injuries can occur if you’re not careful. The beginning of the season is when the majority of injuries happen. Ice is very hard and very slippery. It is easy to forget this as we get more comfortable.

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