Tag Archives: Ben Hebert

Tag Archives: Ben Hebert

MQFT with Shannon Birchard

December 4, 2018

This week, John sits down with Shannon Birchard, the Scotties and World Champion and two-time Canadian Junior finalist from Winnipeg, Man. Shannon is currently playing on the “all skips” foursome of Kerri Einarson, Val Sweeting, Briane Meilleur, and herself, and they’ve had a ton of success on the World Curling Tour thus far. They’ll be competing in the Canada Cup in early December in Estevan, Sask.

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MQFT with Sterling Middleton

April 12, 2018

This week, John sits down with a junior curler who has done a lot of great things and hails from the small town of Fort St. John, British Columbia, Sterling Middleton. A Youth Olympic gold medallist, two-time Canadian Junior Champion, a World Junior Champion, and most recently a Canadian Collegiate Champion, Sterling’s record to this point has been, well…pretty stirling.

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Team Canada Pyeongchang 2018 Blog: Marc Kennedy

February 22, 2018

By Marc Kennedy (Team Canada men’s vice-skip) Most really good Canadian curlers at some point in their career have had the game be pretty cruel to them. They played great; we just didn’t quite have the extra-good today, and that’s the way it goes.

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Team Canada Pyeongchang 2018 Blog: Kevin Koe

February 21, 2018

By Kevin Koe (Team Canada men’s skip) We’re headed to the playoffs, and it’s a bit of relief and excitement, all at the same time.

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Team Canada Pyeongchang 2018 Blog: John Dunn

February 17, 2018

By John Dunn (Team Canada coach) I’ve had the privilege of being at three Winter Olympics, including this one, and it never gets old.

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Team Canada Pyeongchang 2018 Blog: Scott Pfeifer

February 17, 2018

By Scott Pfeifer (Team Canada alternate) After so many years of trying to qualify for the Olympics, it certainly is special to be here today.

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Team Canada Pyeongchang 2018 Blog: Ben Hebert

February 16, 2018

By Ben Hebert (Team Canada lead) We know everybody’s been talking today about Rachel’s team, and we know the first three games haven’t gone the way they hoped.

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Team Canada Pyeongchang 2018 Blog: Brent Laing

February 15, 2018

By Brent Laing (Team Canada second) That was the usual grind we always have when we play Thomas and the boys from Norway. In the end, though, Kevin made some great shots down the stretch to get us the win.

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Team Canada Pyeongchang 2018 Blog: Kevin Koe

February 14, 2018

By Kevin Koe (Team Canada skip) I’ve been playing so many years to get to the Winter Olympics, and now that I’m here, I’m seeing things differently on the inside of the Games.

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Team Canada Pyeongchang 2018 Blog: Marc Kennedy

February 13, 2018

By Marc Kennedy (Team Canada men’s team vice-skip) We were waiting for this morning for a long, long time, ever since winning at the Trials in December, and it was exciting — definitely exciting!

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Three Canadian teams chasing Olympic curling gold in Pyeongchang

February 6, 2018

Canadian curling fans will have one more team to cheer for when the 2018 Winter Olympics get underway on Friday with the opening ceremonies in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Team Koe to chase gold wearing the Maple Leaf

December 10, 2017

OTTAWA – With his life’s dream of representing Canada on the line with one shot, Kevin Koe delivered in dramatic fashion.

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MQFT with Colin Hodgson

February 9, 2017

This week, John sits down with Colin Hodgson, lead for Reid Carruthers, co-owner of Dynasty Curling Apparel, and all-around good guy. It’s been quite the year for Team Carruthers, as they won two events – the Home Hardware Canada Cup and World Financial Group Continental Cup – a month apart from each other and sealed their berth in the 2017 Olympic Trials.

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Team Canada captures gold at 2016 World Men’s Championship

April 10, 2016

BASEL, Switzerland — It was worth the wait. It had been four years since a Canadian team stood atop the medal podium at the world men’s curling championship, but that dry-spell came to a thrilling conclusion on Sunday at St. Jakobshalle.

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Team Canada one win away from gold at 2016 World Men’s Championship

April 8, 2016

BASEL, Switzerland — On the fourth anniversary of Canada’s last world men’s curling title, the 2016 edition of Team Canada took a significant step toward putting an end to that dry-spell.

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