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Focus on Coaching: Take four young curlers…

During the 2011-2012 season, Helen Radford found herself at the helm of a unique coaching project: take four talented young curlers from different parts of the country, turn them into a team, and prepare them to represent Canada at the first Winter Youth Olympic Games. A challenge? Yes. A success? Most definitely!

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Inside Junior Curling: Youth Olympic Games Bronze Medallists Reflect

Let’s start off the year with a reflection on one hugely significant event for junior curlers around the world in 2012 – the Youth Olympic Games.

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Inside Junior Curling: Curling in the North with Thomas Scoffin

In this week’s edition, we’ll turn our attention to junior curling in the northern part of our country – Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut.

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Youth Olympic Dreams: The Journey Comes to an End

As I sit here writing my final column, I’m reminiscing over the last ten months, and how much of an impact they have made on my life.

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Bronze medals presented to Team Canada at 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games

The Canadian flag was flying high at the presentation of the Mixed Team bronze medal to Team Canada on the final day of the 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games curling competition on Sunday.

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Canada’s Corryn Brown through to Mixed Double curling quarterfinals

Team Canada vice Corryn Brown, of Kamloops, B.C., and Austrian teammate Martin Reichel are through to the quarterfinal round in the Mixed Doubles curling competition at the Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck, Austria.

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Mixed Doubles curling action underway at Winter Youth Olympic Games

The unique Mixed Doubles Curling Competition got underway on Friday morning at the Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck, Austria.

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First Winter Youth Olympics medals go to Canadian curlers

Team Canada curlers will step on the podium to receive their bronze medals today – the first medals won by Canadian athletes competing at the Winter Youth Olympic Games taking place in Innsbruck, Austria.

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Team Canada plays for Bronze at Youth Olympic Games

A loss in the semi-finals means Team Canada is playing for Bronze at the First Winter Youth Olympic Games.

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Youth Olympic Games curlers rebound on Day 2 in Innsbruck

Team Canada came out strong on Day 2 of the 2012 Youth Olympic Games curling competition.

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Winter Youth Olympic Games curling action underway in Innsbruck

The opening ceremonies of the first Winter Youth Olympic Games kicked off in Innsbruck, Austria, on Friday, January 13,  and Canada’s curlers were looking forward to finally hitting the ice on Saturday.

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Youth Olympic Dreams: The Journey So Far

Editor’s Note: Prince Edward Island curler Emily Gray will be leaving for Austria in less than two weeks to compete for Canada at the first-ever Youth Olympic Winter Games in Innsbruck.

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Youth Olympic Dreams: Day by day, the Games are getting closer

Curling has been quite slow since the team was last together in Brandon. I have worked at two camps, and spent some time in coaching seminars in the past few weeks. It’s always great to see the kids out on the ice being so enthusiastic about the sport!

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Youth Olympic Dreams: Our first big test in Ottawa

The team has wrapped up another awesome, busy weekend! The gang was together again in the nation’s capital, Ottawa, Ont., for the JSI OVCA Junior Superspiel.

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A win for Youth Olympics Team Canada at JSI OVCA Superspiel

Canada’s Youth Olympics curling team came out swinging in their second day of competition at the John Shea Insurance OVCA Junior Superspiel taking place in Ottawa, Ontario, November 4-6.

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