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Fit For Curling: No place for flab in today’s game

It’s a question that has dogged curling for generations: are curlers athletes?  The image of the beer-swilling, chain-smoking, pot-bellied curler (just think of Homer Simpson with a brush) has been around longer than artificial ice. There was a time, in fact, that ashtrays were available at the end of each sheet, and it wasn’t uncommon to have a beer while playing.

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The Last End: Perspective on the Cost of Curling

There is no doubt that the 2010 Olympic Winter Games was the most successful event ever for the sport of curling in all of North America.

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