Author Archives: Curling Canada (page 4)

Author Archives: Curling Canada

2018 Winter Olympics Canadian Women’s Team

January 8, 2018

L-R: skip Rachel Homan, vice-skip Emma Miskew, second Joanne Courtney, lead Lisa Weagle, team coach Adam Kingsbury. Missing, alternate Cheryl Bernard, national coach Elaine Dagg-Jackson.

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2018 Winter Olympics Canadian Men’s Team

January 8, 2018

L-R: skip Kevin Koe, vice-skip Marc Kennedy, second Brent Laing, lead Ben Hebert, alternate Scott Pfeifer, team coach John Dunn. Missing, national coach Rick Lang.

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Canadian Curling Hall-of-Famer Rod Hunter passes away

January 7, 2018

Two-time world champion and Manitoba curling legend Rod (The Arrow) Hunter has passed away.

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2018 Winter Paralympics Canadian Team

December 8, 2017

L-R: alternate Jamie Anseeuw, Canadian Paralympic Team Chef de Mission Todd Nicholson, lead Marie Wright, coach Wayne Kiel, second Dennis Thiessen, vice-skip Ina Forrest, skip Mark Ideson.

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2018 CANADIAN SENIOR WOMEN’S TEAM

November 1, 2017

L-R: Skip Sherry Anderson, vice-skip Patty Hersikorn, second Brenda Goertzen, lead Anita Silvernagle. Missing, coach Bill Tschirhart.

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2018 CANADIAN SENIOR MEN’S TEAM

November 1, 2017

L-R: Skip Wade White, vice-skip Barry Chwedoruk, second Dan Holowaychuk, lead George White. Missing, coach Bill Tschirhart.

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2017-18 Canadian Mixed Team

November 1, 2017

L-R: lead Megan Carr, second Kory Carr, third Jackie McCormick, skip Trevor Bonot. Missing, coach Jim Waite.

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Marco Ferraro — Curler, Broadcaster, Inventor, Administrator

September 3, 2017

Marco Ferraro, the inventor of the Marco Hack® and a competitor at the 1988 Brier and the 2010 Canadian Senior Men’s Championship, died on Thursday, August 31, at Notre-Dame Hospital in Montreal. He was 62, and had been battling brain cancer since a diagnosis this past January. Marco was born in Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec, in 1955 — his father was an executive with Hydro-Québec. The family eventually settled in Beauharnois, and his lifelong love of curling began when his mother took him to the Beauchâteau Curling Club in Maple Grove. He was fascinated by the sport and immersed himself in it, ...

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Applications now being accepted for 2017 For the Love of Curling scholarships

May 8, 2017

Young curlers from across the country will once again be able to further their academic and athletic ambitions, thanks to the Curling Canada Foundation’s For the Love of Curling Scholarship program.

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Team Richardson inducted into World Curling Hall of Fame

April 27, 2017

(COURTESY, WORLD CURLING FEDERATION) The World Curling Federation (WCF) will induct its first full curling team to the World Curling Hall of Fame on Saturday, it was announced today in Lethbridge, Alta. The recipients of this honour will be 1959, 1960 and 1962 Scotch Cup winners, Team Richardson of Regina.

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Kelsey Rocque to carry Canadian flag into opening ceremony at 2017 Universiade

January 28, 2017

ALMATY, Kazakhstan (U SPORTS) – Kelsey Rocque, a world champion curler from the University of Alberta, was announced Saturday as Canada’s flag bearer for the opening ceremony of the 2017 Winter Universiade in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

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2016-17 Canadian Mixed Team

October 11, 2016

L-R, skip Mick Lizmore, vice-skip Sarah Wilkes, second Brad Thiessen, lead Alison Kotylak. Missing, coach Melissa Soligo

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Curling Canada adopts new sweeping regulations

September 11, 2016

New regulations covering brush-head technology and sweeping technique for play at World Curling Federation events were approved on Saturday at the WCF’s Annual General Assembly in Stockholm, Sweden.

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2016 For The Love of Curling Scholarship winners announced

August 29, 2016

Athletic and scholastic dreams will be furthered for 10 deserving young curlers, winners of the 2016 Curling Canada Foundation For The Love of Curling scholarships, it was announced today by Curling Canada.

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Curling Night at the Ballpark in Winnipeg

August 25, 2016

(Courtesy, CurlManitoba) It was the baseball version of a draw to the button ‚ a strike across the corner of the plate! The pitcher was two-time Manitoba and Canadian junior men’s curling champion Matt Dunstone, also a two-time Manitoba youth baseball champion, with the ceremonial opening pitch on Curling Night at the Goldeyes this past Tuesday in Winnipeg.

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