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Pebbles to Boulders: Health and Safety Management

October 12, 2010

Recently I was contacted by my friends at the Canadian Curling Association to assist a curling club, which had questions about ‘risk management’ of their Little Rock and youth program and the need for police checks of volunteers. I would like to share the information, which was passed on, plus more.

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Fit to Curl: Less pressure, new gear.

October 11, 2010

Last year at this time, I was starting the most important season of my curling career. All the preparation that my teammates and I had done was going to be tested as we sought to qualify for the Olympics and capture gold.

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Mini Packs are now on sale

October 9, 2010

Half it your way! The Canada Cup is now available in half its original size. Your choice of two great 8 game packages…including the entire championship weekend.

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Inside the NTP: Elaine Dagg-Jackson’s Trip to Sochi, Russia

October 7, 2010

Many of my friends have been asking me if there is any chance that Russia will be unable to complete the venues in time to host the 2014 Winter Olympics

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Junior Athlete of the Week: Jenny Gates

October 7, 2010

This week’s junior Athlete of the Week is Jenny Gates of Sudbury, Ont.

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House Call: Practice Safe Curling

October 7, 2010

Curling is not a dangerous sport but serious injuries can occur if you’re not careful. The beginning of the season is when the majority of injuries happen. Ice is very hard and very slippery. It is easy to forget this as we get more comfortable.

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Male Athlete of the Week: Marcel Rocque

October 6, 2010

This week’s male Athlete of the Week is Marcel Rocque of Edmonton, Alberta.

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Around the House: Curling etiquette

October 6, 2010

I remember it clearly: during one of the first games I ever curled, my skip gave me the evil eye as I slid down the side of the sheet talking to one of my teammates.

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Female Athlete of the Week: Shelley Nichols

October 5, 2010

This week’s female Athlete of the Week is Shelley Nicols of St. John’s, NL

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Pebbles to Boulders: ‘Not Often Thought Of’ Key to Success Part 2

October 5, 2010

What more can you say within the pre-season information package? Well there is plenty and it is not difficult to say.

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Hey Coach: Sweeping Secrets!!

October 4, 2010

We have had a lot of requests for some information from our sweeping study that we ran under the Top Secret Program from Own The Podium. Our sweeping study was completed by the University of Western Ontario and we had a number of top notch curling coaches involved -including Scott Arnold.

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Win an Apple iPod Touch with @CCACurling

October 4, 2010

This Contest is Closed

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Canadian Curling Association’s Annual Report 2009-2010

October 4, 2010

It’s difficult to believe that the 2009-10 Olympic year that everyone so eagerly anticipated has come and gone. What a year it was for the sport of curling!

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Between the Sheets: Medal Responsibilities

October 4, 2010

I flew to Toronto a few months back – out from Calgary at 5 pm and back home the next day at 3pm. Quick trip, for a great cause. It was the Microsoft Xbox launch M4M (Mission for Miracles) event.

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Patch line-up confirmed

September 30, 2010

Keith’s Patch – Canada’s party place – is located on the main level of the newly renovated Medicine Hat Curling Club on Second Street Southeast. Open daily from 11:00 am to 2:00 am, the Patch features a friendly, high-energy atmosphere.

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