Author Archives: Curling Canada (page 4)

Author Archives: Curling Canada

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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WCF and National Research Council are testing curling brushes and sweeping technique

May 25, 2016

OTTAWA – The World Curling Federation (WCF) and the National Research Council (NRC), Canada’s “go-to” research and technology organization, are investigating the effects of curling brush head technology on ice surfaces and their potential effects on where stones come to rest.

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Quarter-finals on tap at 2016 Canadian Mixed Doubles

April 3, 2016

Ottawa’s Emma Miskew and Toronto’s Ryan Fry put together a second-half comeback Saturday night to reach the quarter-finals of the 2016 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship in Saskatoon.

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Playoff pairings set at Canadian Mixed Doubles

April 2, 2016

The playoff pairings are set at the 2016 Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Championship at the Nutana Curling Club in Saskatoon.

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