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Featured Curling Athlete: Colin Thomas

February 2, 2012

Like so many accomplished junior curlers, Colin Thomas began his career thanks to the support of a curling family.

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House Call: Curl Smarter – Consider a Helmet

February 1, 2012

For Cheryl Whitnack curling will never be the same – and neither will her life.

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Capital One Rocks & Rings: How we came to starting something new.

January 30, 2012

It has been a few years coming, but with rapid growth and schools requesting to repeat the Capital One Rocks & Rings Program year after year, we have developed a second year program to keep things fresh and advance the kids’ learning.

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Featured Curling Athlete: Dawn Askin

January 30, 2012

It’s a simple fact in curling that a lead won’t win a game for a team on his or her own, but a lead can sure lose a lot of games with poor shots to open an end.

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Making Great Ice: Just another day…

January 26, 2012

Just another day at a championship.

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Around the House: Two curling clubs become one in King Township

January 25, 2012

Until recently, if you wanted to curl in Schomberg or Nobleton, King Township, Ontario, you could do so – one night a week in a hockey arena.

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Featured Curling Athlete: Matt Wozniak

January 23, 2012

Matt Wozniak and his Team Mike McEwen ’mates are living proof how what commitment and effort can do for a young curling team.

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Pebbles to Boulders: Package of Determination

January 20, 2012

During the time my wife and I were the Little Rock co-ordinators at the Brant Curling Club, we witnessed many pleasures – one of which was meeting the Elgie Family and young Lesleigh Elgie.

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Featured Curling Athlete: Sarah Fullerton

January 19, 2012

Sarah Fullerton has amassed a collection of awards and championship trophies in her fifteen years of curling – and she’s still a junior.

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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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House Call: Transition Torment from Lift to No-Lift Delivery

January 18, 2012

I had a number of lessons this past week with curlers transitioning from a lift delivery to a no-lift delivery.

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Featured Curling Athlete: Amy Nixon

January 16, 2012

When the conversation turns to the best vice-skips in women’s curling, Amy Nixon’s name should be prominent.

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Making Great Ice: Answers to Some Mid-Season Questions

January 12, 2012

As the second half of the season progresses, I’m getting lots of questions about ice making problems.

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Capital One Rocks & Rings: Launched in 6 New Cities

January 11, 2012

Over the past few months the Capital One Rocks & Rings team has been very busy getting set up and started in 6 new cities in Ontario.

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Around the House: Collingwood Curlers Meet the Challenge

January 11, 2012

They’ve been curling in Collingwood since 1881, thanks in great part to the enthusiasm and hard work of its volunteers since those early days.

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