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Inside Junior Curling: Let’s start at the beginning…

September 14, 2012

Let’s take it back to the beginning – the very beginning, starting with Junior, Bantam, even Little Rock days.

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Making Great Ice: Starting the season right

September 13, 2012

Summer is heading out the door and another curling season is upon us.  Some of you have already done your install, while others are just getting ready.   Have you completed your summer checklist? Is your equipment all ready to go?

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Wheelchair curling: Real curling, really competitive

September 13, 2012

Wheelchair curling is a fast developing Paralympic sport in need of dedicated coaches at every level. Where are they?

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Around the House: “Down time” at Guelph Curling Club

September 12, 2012

As the closing banquet for my Wednesday night league at the Guelph Curling Club wrapped up last spring, I remember looking at the pools of water covering the melting ice in the darkened ice house. The end of the season. Time for summer.

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British Columbia is rocking with Capital One Rocks & Rings!

May 30, 2012

Three years ago, Curl BC signed an agreement and brought the Capital One Rocks & Rings program to the Metro Vancouver region as a pilot project. It proved to be such a success that it has been expanded, and by the end of this curling season, should have the program in every region in BC!

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Capital One Rocks & Rings at the Timbits Elementary School Championships

April 30, 2012

The 25th Annual Timbits Elementary School Curling Championships were held in Parry Sound on April 12 to April 15 and Capital One Rocks & Rings was there!

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Pebbles to Boulders: Lessons Learned

April 27, 2012

The curling season is over. So sad, but it is true. From this season of Pebbles to Boulder stories, let’s take a look back at some of the more important lessons we have learned.

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Featured Curling Athlete: Marie-France Larouche

April 24, 2012

If Marie-France Larouche is skipping at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts, it’s a safe bet she’ll be playing after the round-robin is done.

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Around the House: First season a triumph in Maniwaki

April 20, 2012

For many curling facilities across the country, April is the month of closing bonspiels, awards presentations and – for some – lacing up skates (instead of sliders) to destroy a season’s worth of pebbled ice.

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Making Great Ice: Season’s End

April 18, 2012

Another season of ice making has ended for most of us. Now it’s time to make sure we are ready for summer and look ahead to next curling season.

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Featured Curling Athlete: Kevin Folk

April 16, 2012

As family ties go, it would be hard to top Kevin Folk’s.

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Pebbles to Boulders: From the East to West

April 13, 2012

Prince Edward Island has a reputation for developing some very fine curlers. One of the brightest stars to come from the Island is Erin Carmody.

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House Call: A Curling Verse for Season’s End

April 11, 2012

Kim Perkins, Head Curling Professional at the Calgary Winter Club, wraps up the season with a few words of wisdom:

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Featured Curling Athlete: Tracy Horgan

April 9, 2012

It was supposed to be another coronation for Rachel Homan at the 2012 Ontario women’s curling championship in Kenora, but Tracy Horgan and her team from Sudbury had other ideas.

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Around the House: Exciting Times in Moose Jaw

April 4, 2012

Ask Leslie Glova, Manager of Program Development at Moose Jaw’s Mosaic Place, about the past curling season and then stand back: the all-out excitement and enthusiasm she shares about the city’s new 210,000 square foot entertainment/sports facility is impressive. Equally impressive is the role the community played in getting this project rolling and, after many years, completed.

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