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Corporate, charity, group curling – who knew!

August 11, 2008

At a dinner party recently, I was introduced to a friend of a friend who, when she found out I worked in curling, commented that her small group of amateur musicians had decided to try curling as a group activity.

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Olympic Qualification 101

July 29, 2008

Before I go into detail in regard to the teams that already have or will earn a spot in the Olympic Trials Qualification Process and how they accomplish that, we all need to be speaking the same language. 

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The Cost of the Facility – an Impact in Canada

July 28, 2008

In recent years the Canadian Curling Association has run some pretty successful championships that have turned a lot of money.  And yes at the end of the day the association and its host committee partners have been able to take a sizable cheque to the bank but certainly not for an amount most people in the curling world have assumed.

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Going the Distance is in the Best Interest

July 18, 2008

Championship curling has developed slowly over the past 50 years which has resulted in a good deal of excess baggage trailing behind that is hardly appropriate to top-level play in any sport.

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From the Sandlot to the Major Leagues

July 11, 2008

I always have been a firm believer in a level playing surface or fair play in sport. Fair play comes with a set of reasonably drafted rules and an equally reasonable system of enforcement and most competitors respect for the rules.

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10 Ways We Can Change The Curling World

June 30, 2008

If you're looking for a way you can impact the Curling World, here's the Top 10 List of Ways We Can Change the Curling World

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Who Said A Cocktail Had To Have A Kick To Be Something Special

June 15, 2008

The food and beverage operation of any curling facility in this country has undergone significant changes in the past decade.

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Hey Coach: How Do I Drop Players or the Whole Team?

January 4, 2006

WOW… what a topic… If there is a more “delicate” topic amongst coaches or parents, I don’t know one. There are so many factors that need to be brought into play here and NONE of them can be ignored. As you read you may recognize a situation you personally faced or someone else has.

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