Monthly Archives: July 2012

Etiquette—Beyond The Handshake

By Barb and Tom Wilk Etiquette plays a role in all sports and curling is no exception.  Curlers begin each game with a lot of handshaking.  Every team member shakes hands with their teammates and every member of the opposing … Continue reading

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Swept Away…Unsung Heroes With Brooms

By Barb and Tom Wilk One of the most interesting elements of curling is sweeping.  Effective, compact sweeping can make a stone travel 2 to 3 feet farther on slow ice, and 10 to 12 feet farther on fast ice.  … Continue reading

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Moving Right Along—How Pace Makes A Difference

by Barb and Tom Wilk As a new feature for new curlers, we’re going to touch base on the different points of Tradition, Education and Etiquette.  This week, we’ll take a look at the pacing of a game. As most … Continue reading

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