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Eye Opener: Third Issue from the 2012 FWWCC

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.

House Call: The Line’s Divine

If you’re relatively new to curling, you likely play front end on a team and never consider line call. And then, against all odds, it happens. Skipper calls in sick and your second’s out of town. You call in a spare but they have to play lead. Your third moves up to skip and suddenly… Holy Cow… you’re playing third!


The third is the heart of every team. The go-between the skip and the front end. A jack of all trades; the third needs to throw hits and draws with ease, understand the ice


If you are new to the third or skip position you know what a challenge it can be to call line. The person in control of the house is not meant to be a broom-holding statue. There’s so much more to it.



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