Kiwis in the House
3 New Zealand curlers, 6 months, 1 small Manitoba town.
While we do love a good practice, the best way to test our developing skills will always be with a high-level game of curling. With this in mind, our coaches entered us into the South Central Super League to give us regular games. This tournament has the added advantage of us seeing a bit moreContinue reading “The South Central Super League”
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”
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”
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”
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”