I spent the better part of last week watching Sportsnet’s excellent coverage of the Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling as the top teams in the world were in Pictou County, Nova Scotia for the Tour Challenge. The Tour Challenge is
On this week’s podcast – Jean-Sebastien Roy, Canadian Mixed champion skip (03:19)… EJ Harnden of Team Jacobs (10:50)… Korey Dropkin of Team Dropkin (25:50)… Sara McManus of Team Hasselborg (33:09)… and short clips of interviews with Anna Hasselborg, David
In the days, weeks and months following the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, there were many curling fans across Canada wondering “…what is wrong with Canadian curling” simply because Canada had failed to win a medal in men’s and women’s
On our first podcast of the 2019-20 season we interview Tracy Fleury and Matt Dunstone fresh of their first career Grand Slam victories at the Masters in North Bay, ON. We also interview Colin Kurz who recently skipped his team
I spent the better part of last week at Memorial Gardens in North Bay, Ontario covering the Grand Slam of Curling’s 2019 Masters. I must admit that I made my way to North Bay with a little trepidation as I
This week we are joined by the winning skips from the 2019 Players Championship, Kerri Einarson (03:12) and Brendan Bottcher (08:24). We are joined by World Champion skip Niklas Edin (15:31) and BJ Neufeld of Team Koe who reached the
On this week’s episode – 2019 World Women’s champ, Alina Paetz (03:56), Price Atkinson of the Extra Extra End Podcast discusses the incident where Jamie Sinclair injured herself at the Women’s Worlds (11:15), 2019 Canadian Mixed Doubles champs, Jocelyn Peterman
On this week’s podcast our guests are 2019 Tim Hortons Brier champions BJ Neufeld of Team Koe (4:45) and TSN curling analyst and two-time Brier champion, Russ Howard (20:24)
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.