Tag Archives: Youth Olympic Games

Tag Archives: Youth Olympic Games

Canada’s Tardi through to semifinals of Youth Olympics Mixed Doubles

Canada's Tyler Tardi and Mixed Doubles teammate in action at the Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway (WCF/Richard Gray photo)
February 20, 2016

Canada’s Tyler Tardi already has a Youth Olympic Games gold medal – with teammates Mary Fay, Karlee Burgess and Sterling Middleton – but he’s one step closer to bringing home another one. Tardi and partner Honoka Sasaki are through to the semifinals of the Mixed Doubles competition at the Youth Winter Olympics after defeating a team from Norway/Korea on Saturday evening at the Lillehammer Curling Hall in Norway.

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Youth Olympians remain undefeated in Norway

Sweepers Tyler Tardi and Karlee Burgess take charge of Sterling Middleton’s rock on the way to a 4-2 win over Great Britain at the 2016 Youth Olympic Games (WCF/Richard Gray photo)
February 13, 2016

Team Canada notched two more wins to remain undefeated at the Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway, on Saturday. “It’s a great feeling to start out at 3-0, but it’s a long week, and we just have to stay focused and really try and make sure that we stay strong. It’s going to be a long week,” said skip Mary Fay (Chester, N.S.), who with teammates Tyler Tardi, (Surrey, B.C.), second Karlee Burgess (Brookfield, N.S.), lead Sterling Middleton (Fort St. John, B.C.), and coach Helen Radford, now sit at the top of the leaderboard in Group B, tied with Sweden.

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Youth Olympics Journey: A Dream Come True

Stratford Ont.Jan 31 2016.Canadian Junior Curling Championship.Nova Scotia skip Mary Fay,,third Kristin Clarke, second Karlee Burgess, lead Janique LeBlanc, coach Andrew Atherton, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
February 8, 2016

Karlee Burgess is a 17-year-old curler from Nova Scotia who will compete for Canada at the 2016 Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway, beginning Friday, February 12, with teammates Tyler Tardi, Mary Fay and Sterling Middleton. This story is the fourth in a series, as Karlee shares her experiences on the road to the Youth Olympic Games.

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Youth Olympics Journey: “We’re coming together as a team!”

“We are really beginning to come together as a team,” says Karlee Burgess of Canada’s Youth Olympics team after the end of summer training. From left to right, Mary Fay, Tyler Tardi, Burgess and Sterling Middleton (Photo courtesy H. Radford)
October 28, 2015

Karlee Burgess is a 17-year-old curler from Nova Scotia who will compete for Canada at the 2016 Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway, next February with teammates Tyler Tardi, Mary Fay and Sterling Middleton. This story is the third in a series, as Karlee shares her experiences on the road to the Youth Olympic Games.

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Youth Olympics Journey: Summer training

Team Canada Youth Olympians Sterling Middleton and Karlee Burgess work on sweeping technique at the National Training Centre in Edmonton, Alta. (Photo by H. Radford)
September 16, 2015

Karlee Burgess is a 17-year-old curler from Nova Scotia who will compete for Canada at the 2016 Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway, next February. This story is the second in a series as Karlee shares her experiences on the road to the Youth Olympic Games.

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A reunion on the ice for 2012 Youth Olympians

Derek Oryniak, Corryn Brown and Thomas Scoffin in the moments after winning their bronze medal on the ice in Innsbruck (Photo WCF/Richard Gray)
March 25, 2015

A special reunion took place in Waterloo, Ont., recently, where curlers from across Canada took over the K-W Granite Club for the CIS-Curling Canada University Curling Championships.

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Focus on Coaching: Take four young curlers…

February 1, 2013

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

January 4, 2013

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

December 21, 2012

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

February 7, 2012

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

January 22, 2012

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

January 21, 2012

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

January 21, 2012

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

January 20, 2012

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

January 18, 2012

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

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