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Olympic Insider Report – February 19th

February 20, 2010

Wow, have there ever been some heavy hitters coming through the Vancouver Olympic Centre this week!

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Victoria Curling “Try Curling!” Experience

February 19, 2010

On November 22 from 1 -4 p.m., the Victoria (B.C.) Curling Club was a beehive of activity as 340 area residents were exposed to the sport of curling! 

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Olympic Insider Report – February 18th

February 19, 2010

The great thing about the Olympics is that our curlers have been able to meet and hang out with so many world-class athletes.

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Olympic Insider Report – February 17th

February 18, 2010

Our Canadian teams have been keeping busy at the Olympics, and it’s not just all about curling.

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Olympic Insider Report – February 16th

February 17, 2010

You got a pretty early clue this morning that this wasn’t your average bonspiel. The lineups outside the Vancouver Olympic Centre were massive, even as the games were already underway.

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Canadian Curling and the 2010 Olympic Winter Games

February 10, 2010

The Canadian Curling Association (CCA) today announced a number of features to better inform and involve Canadian curling fans about the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver during the curling dates – February 16 – 27, 2010.

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The Scotties has some significant history in the Soo!

February 6, 2010

The Macdonald Lassie was held at Sault Ste. Marie in 1978, in the old Sault Ste. Marie Gardens, and while a number of locals will remember the event, probably few will recall the number of significant things that happened during that second-last Lassie 32 years ago.

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Only a few weeks to go!! Preparation, Preparation!!

January 19, 2010

We now sit with less then a month to go before the first game at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics! 

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Coaching in Canada and the World Stage

January 16, 2010

In the past 10 years, most of the top teams, including the men, have relied more on coaches but many would argue that coaches still have not been utilized to the utmost by the majority of the top teams in Canada.

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Hey Coach: Coach Acknowledgment and Fifth Player Acknowledgment

December 15, 2009

As a national sport organization that supports coaching and coach education we should have the acknowledgment of coaches at the forefront of our publicity.

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Team Bernard and Team Martin – Team Canada!!!

December 15, 2009

I’m sure most of your watched the games on the weekend and lived through all the shots in the game.  We can now celebrate for both Team Bernard and Team Martin as they begin their quest for the Olympics.  

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Coming Down to the Wire!!

December 10, 2009

We’re heading into the last day of the round robin and there is a possible mess on the women’s side.  With many saying Jennifer Jones was eliminated if she lost today there is still a glimmer of hope. 

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Hey Coach: CurlBook – Your One Handed Curling Stats Application!

December 5, 2009

I mentioned in the previous blog I would do a more indepth review of CurlBook – a new curling statistics program built for the Apple iPhone and iPod.   I have to admit I am extremely impressed with the job Andrew Flemming has done.  

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Tim Horton’s Roar of the Rings – Trials – Practice Day!

December 5, 2009

Although no fans will be filing through the doors here at Rexall Place today the coaches and athletes will be paying close attention to the rocks and ice.  At every big event the CCA hosts there is opportunity for the teams to practice on the ice prior to the event.   Today there are four separate times to accommodate the sixteen teams and ironically they get 16 minutes per sheet during their allotted practice time.

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16 Teams – Which Two will be Canada’s Olympic Teams?

November 17, 2009

With the completion of the Pre-Trials in Prince George, a.k.a. The Road to the Roar, we can get started preparing for the Roar of the Rings in Edmonton!  As most of you have probably watched on t.v. you will know there were a number of dramatic finishes and definitely a few surprises.

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