A few months after the International Olympic Committee first announced that mixed doubles would be part of the Olympic program, I had a chat with Jeff Stoughton who had been chosen to head the mixed doubles program for Curling Canada.
Earlier this season I spoke at length with John Dunn the coach of Team Koe. We discuss some curling but we also take a deep dive into the psychology of coaching team sports.
Not much news was expected to be made at the 2018 Canadian Mixed Doubles Championship in Leduc, Alberta last March. It was the end of an Olympic season, most elite players were focused on their plans for the start of
This week’s guest include – 2019 Scotties Champ, Chelsea Carey (3:47), skip of Team BC at the Scotties, Sarah Wark (11:47), 2019 World Junior champion, Tyler Tardi (19:36), Kristen Streifel who will represent Canada at the 2019 Winter Universiade (24:35),
There’s an old saying in sports, and in life, that it is about the journey, not the destination. For the 16 teams that participated in the 2019 Scotties Tournament of Hearts, the destination was the same but the journeys both
Afternoon Draw When play began on the second day of the Championship Round it was fair to think that some teams would be eliminated from playoff contention in the afternoon draw. However, not many would have thought that one of
Morning Draw – Tiebreaker There was only one game in the morning draw on Day 6 of the 2019 Scotties as Manitoba and British Columbia met in a tiebreaker for the final spot in the Championship Round. The two teams
Morning Draw Wednesday was the final day of round-robin play at the 2019 Scotties and the day started with most of the spots in the Championship Round still up for grabs. The match-up that many had their eyes on in
Morning Draw Manitoba continued the long road back into contention after two early losses. Team Fleury handed Ontario their first loss of the week by a score of 6-5. Manitoba moved to 3-2 with the win and are back in
Morning Draw The morning draw on Day 3 of the 2019 Scotties produced the first big upset of the week as Team Birt of PEI defeated the reigning Canadian and World champions by a score of 8-6. It certainly wasn’t