Archive for April, 2011

Final Grand Slam event on CBC this weekend

April 15, 2011

While this is the start of the NHL playoffs on TV, there is still an opportunity to catch some world class curling on the tube this weekend. CBC is carrying live coverage of the GP Car and Home Players’ Championship from Grande Prairie, Alberta, the final stop on the World Curling Tour this year. Play […]

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Martin rink finishes in first place at Monkey Bonspiel

April 11, 2011

At this past weekend’s Monkey Bonspiel at the Kitchener-Waterloo Granite Curling Club, the Kate Martin rink from Elmira – representing Switzerland – with Kate at skip, Veronica at third, Kyle at second and Cameron at lead – finished in first place out of a field of 12 teams. In their first game, Kate’s rink defeated […]

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The Junior hack

April 2, 2011

This afternoon I helped Jason Rice and John Tartt run a Club Coach refresher course at the Guelph Curling Club. During the course I got some interest in the Junior program at Elmira and, in particular, the Junior hack we use for 7- and 8-year-olds. I realized that I didn’t have any photographs of the […]

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