Tag Archives: mixed doubles

Tag Archives: mixed doubles

Finding the perfect teammate is the “magic” of mixed doubles

March 30, 2018

After the first full day of competition at the 2018 Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Championship the leaders are starting to emerge, but even going undefeated so far doesn’t mean this is going to be easy, says Joanne Courtney, who, with mixed doubles partner Reid Carruthers, scored another win on Thursday night to join a handful of teams with 4-0 records.

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Team Canada Pyeongchang 2018 Blog: Kaitlyn Lawes and John Morris

February 13, 2018

By Kaitlyn Lawes and John Morris (Olympic mixed doubles curling champions) WHAT A NIGHT!!! We are still feeling the excitement after an amazing game tonight against Switzerland.

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Team Canada Pyeongchang 2018 Blog: Jeff Stoughton

February 11, 2018

By Jeff Stoughton (Team Canada mixed doubles coach) We knew today’s semifinal against a really good Norway team wasn’t going to be easy, so nobody should be surprised that it was a grind.

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Team Canada Pyeongchang 2018 Blog: Jeff Stoughton

February 10, 2018

By Jeff Stoughton (Team Canada mixed doubles coach) That game was phenomenal. I mean, right from the first rock — perfect draws, perfect taps, double-takeouts, a couple in-offs. Kaitlyn and John were clicking on all cylinders, that’s for sure.

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Team Canada Pyeongchang 2018 Blog: John Morris

February 9, 2018

By John Morris (Team Canada mixed doubles player) After each game, we have go through a lot of media questions. First, we talk to Colleen Jones and Devin Heroux with CBC, and then we go through another room of TV cameras for televisions networks from other parts of the world.

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Team Canada Pyeongchang 2018 Blog: Kaitlyn Lawes

February 9, 2018

By Kaitlyn Lawes (Team Canada mixed doubles player) Today was a great day, for a lot of reasons.

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Team Canada Pyeongchang 2018 Blog: Jeff Stoughton

February 8, 2018

By Jeff Stoughton (Team Canada mixed doubles coach) OK, now it’s really hit me that I’m at the Olympics with Team Canada.

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Team Canada Pyeongchang 2018 Blog: Kaitlyn Lawes

February 7, 2018

By Kaitlyn Lawes (Team Canada mixed doubles player) We all knew the first Olympic mixed doubles competition wasn’t going to be easy. Yes, we’re disappointed to lose this morning against Norway, but they really played great.

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Team Canada Pyeongchang 2018 Blog: Jeff Stoughton

February 7, 2018

By Jeff Stoughton (Team Canada mixed doubles coach) We just finished our first practice session here in Gangneung, but it still really hasn’t hit me yet that I’m at the Winter Olympics.

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From Portage to Pyeongchang: Lawes/Morris win gold at Canad Inns Mixed Doubles Trials

January 7, 2018

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, MAN. — Kaitlyn Lawes (Winnipeg) and John Morris (Canmore, Alta.) punched their tickets to Pyeongchang, South Korea, on Sunday after defeating Val Sweeting (Edmonton) and Brad Gushue (St. John’s) 8-6 in the 2018 Canad Inns Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Trials final.

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Lawes/Morris one win away from Canad Inns Mixed Doubles Trials gold after semifinal win

January 6, 2018

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, MAN. — There will be a golden opportunity for three Olympic gold-medallists to make a return trip through the 2018 Canad Inns Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Trials.

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Sweeting/Gushue’s second-half heroics lead to Canad Inns Mixed Doubles Trials final

January 6, 2018

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, MAN. — Brad Gushue (St. John’s) isn’t used to having someone throw the last rock for him. But Val Sweeting (Edmonton) has been doing just that for him this week and it’s earned them a spot in the 2018 Canad Inns Canadian Mixed Curling Trials final.

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Peterman/Gallant fend off Jones/Nichols to reach Canad Inns mixed doubles semifinal

January 6, 2018

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, MAN. — Jocelyn Peterman (Calgary) and Brett Gallant (St. John’s) knocked off a pair of Olympians in the 3 vs. 4 Page playoff game at the Canad Inns Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Trials to continue their pursuit of representing Canada in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Gushue/Sweeting, Lawes/Morris two wins away from gold at Canad Inns Mixed Doubles Trials

January 5, 2018

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, MAN. — Brad Gushue (St. John’s) and Val Sweeting (Edmonton) along with John Morris (Canmore, Alta.) and Kaitlyn Lawes (Winnipeg) will play each other in the Page 1 vs. 2 playoff game after their victories at the 2018 Canad Inns Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Trials on Friday evening.

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Sweeting/Gushue a win away from Page 1-2 game at Canad Inns Mixed Doubles Trials

January 5, 2018

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, MAN. — Val Sweeting (Edmonton) and Brad Gushue (St. John’s) served Laura Crocker (Edmonton) and Geoff Walker (St. John’s) their first loss at the 2018 Canad Inns Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Trials by a score of 7-4.

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