Kiwis in the House

3 New Zealand curlers, 6 months, 1 small Manitoba town.

Trust the Process

When I first arrived in Morris, MB, I could barely wait to get out onto the ice and throw some stones. I had come straight over from PACCs in China, and thought I was throwing some decent rocks. In hindsight, I feel as though from the time I arrived in Morris, I have really hadContinue reading “Trust the Process”

Going to the Ledge

In December last year, we had the pleasure as being recognised as official visitors to Manitoba by the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba. The three of us hopped in a car with our coach Lorne and made the short trip up to Winnipeg. Our day started with a tour of the Manitoba Legislature Building where theContinue reading “Going to the Ledge”

And Sargon Makes Three

Yes you read that right! We’ve been joined by Brett Sargon in Morris, and he’s settled straight in to Canadian life. A Man Of Many Skills For our readers who don’t know Brett personally, he’s a pretty multi-talented guy. To assert his dominance within the team structure, he ventured out onto the ice at halftimeContinue reading “And Sargon Makes Three”

The Super-est of Spiels

In our second week in Morris Garion and I were lucky enough to be able to enter the Dekalb SuperSpiel! The Dekalb SuperSpiel is a tournament where teams from across Canada and the US (and a few international) compete for substantial prize money. This year was the 12th SuperSpiel, with 24 men’s teams and 19Continue reading “The Super-est of Spiels”

So It Begins

Best laid plans Anyone who has met me and Garion knows that it’s difficult to get us in the same place, at the same time, both doing the correct thing, but on October 20th that’s exactly what happened. At 11:43pm we both touched down at Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport, coming from different sidesContinue reading “So It Begins”

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