Curling Canada Stories

  • Youth Olympics adventure: Meeting my new teammates
    Jaedon Neuert is a 17-year-old curler from Winnipeg who will compete for Canada at the 2020 Youth Olympic Games in Lausanne, Switzerland, next January. This is the second in a series of stories where Jaedon will share his Youth Olympic Games experience from making the team to representing Canada for ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada StoriesPublished on 2019-10-21
  • Youth Olympics adventure: Making the Canadian team
    Jaedon Neuert is a 17-year-old curler from Winnipeg who will compete for Canada at the 2020 Youth Olympic Games in Lausanne, Switzerland, next January. This is the first in a series of stories where Jaedon will share his Youth Olympic Games experience from making the team to representing Canada for ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada StoriesPublished on 2019-10-04
  • Innovations help attract new members at Comox Valley Curling Club
    Keith Parry, manager of the Comox Valley Curling Club in Courtney, B.C., says that in recent years, Friday nights were “dark”, unless the club was hosting a bonspiel. Something had to change. “So I partnered with a local craft brewery to start a Friday Fun League running in five-week rounds,” ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada StoriesPublished on 2019-08-30
  • Tomorrow’s curling stars today: NextGen camp laying groundwork for future Canadian success on world stage
    They’re recent national junior and university champions, but it’s not about what these athletes have accomplished in the past; it’s about their potential of providing excellence to Canadian curling for years to come. Future Scotties Tournament of Hearts and Tim Hortons Brier champions were on the ice at the KW ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada StoriesPublished on 2019-08-23
  • A local partnership keeps Mayflower Curling Club buzzing
    When Matthew Paul became Director of Marketing for the Mayflower Curling Club, his first goal was to explore how to get more potential members through the door – members who could bring some of the local youth culture to the well-established Halifax curling centre. The answer came in the form ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada StoriesPublished on 2019-08-21
  • A local partnership keeps Mayflower Curling Club buzzing
    When Matthew Paul became Director of Marketing for the Mayflower Curling Club, his first goal was to explore how to get more potential members through the door – members who could bring some of the local youth culture to the well-established Halifax curling centre. The answer came in the form ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada StoriesPublished on 2019-08-21
  • Marketing makes an impact at Delta Thistle
    “I went to a Burger & Beer event at Delta Thistle and fell in love with curling,” says Patrick Prade about his introduction to the sport at Delta Thistle Curling Club in Delta, B.C., five years ago. “My first question was ‘How do I sign up and when does it ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada StoriesPublished on 2019-08-14
  • Marketing makes an impact at Delta Thistle
    “I went to a Burger & Beer event at Delta Thistle and fell in love with curling,” says Patrick Prade about his introduction to the sport at Delta Thistle Curling Club in Delta, B.C., five years ago. “My first question was ‘How do I sign up and when does it ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada StoriesPublished on 2019-08-14
  • If you pour it, they will come: how change benefits curling clubs
    We’re in an era of change and adaptability in the curling industry, and in many ways it can be summed up in two words: craft beer. Say what? Don’t you mean “compliant broomhead” or “tick shot” or “five-rock rule” (work with us here)? As much as those terms are applicable ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada StoriesPublished on 2019-06-26
  • If you pour it, they will come: how change benefits curling clubs
    We’re in an era of change and adaptability in the curling industry, and in many ways it can be summed up in two words: craft beer. Say what? Don’t you mean “compliant broomhead” or “tick shot” or “five-rock rule” (work with us here)? As much as those terms are applicable ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada StoriesPublished on 2019-06-26
  • Lavallée rolls — literally — to Caledonia Cup triumph in Quebec
    By Mario Annicchiarico Gaétan Lavallée’s motto is there are no barriers in life and everything is possible, which suits the 51-year-old to a tee. Gaétan Lavallée delivers a shot during the Caledonia Cup   Having lived with muscular dystrophy for the last 17 years, the Quebec resident hasn’t allowed the ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada StoriesPublished on 2019-05-20
  • Lavallée rolls — literally — to Caledonia Cup triumph in Quebec
    By Mario Annicchiarico Gaétan Lavallée’s motto is there are no barriers in life and everything is possible, which suits the 51-year-old to a tee. Gaétan Lavallée delivers a shot during the Caledonia Cup   Having lived with muscular dystrophy for the last 17 years, the Quebec resident hasn’t allowed the ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada StoriesPublished on 2019-05-20
  • Colleges’ commitments to curlers paying off at CCAA-Curling Canada championships
    When Owen Tester was considering which college to attend there were a few requirements on his list. He was looking for a solid education and overall enjoyable post-secondary experience. But he also wanted something else from school – the chance to win a national curling championship. So the 20-year-old from ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada StoriesPublished on 2019-05-13
  • Colleges’ commitments to curlers paying off at CCAA-Curling Canada championships
    When Owen Tester was considering which college to attend there were a few requirements on his list. He was looking for a solid education and overall enjoyable post-secondary experience. But he also wanted something else from school – the chance to win a national curling championship. So the 20-year-old from ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada StoriesPublished on 2019-05-13
  • Cameron Goodkey: A quick trip from Learn To Curl to national champion
    When Ottawa’s Cameron Goodkey signed up for a Learn to Curl progam at the local Sportsplex five years ago, he had no idea that the skills he absorbed through that introduction to the sport would lead surprisingly quickly to a special moment: hoisting the trophy at the 2019 U SPORTS/Curling ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada StoriesPublished on 2019-04-19

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