Warm up essentials for every curler.

“Fitness advice for both competitive & league curlers” brought to you by Stephanie Thompson & Empowered Performance Part 1: Warm-Up Essentials for Every Curler The following are some tips to help get everyone of all ages and abilities ready for a practice or a game A proper DYNAMIC WARM-UP can: Increase the blood flow throughout […]

Bring on the Fantasy Curling.

What the heck curling?  Seriously, how have you not dived into the fantasy sports circle more? Now I must admit, I did see growth on this topic last season during the Brier with large fantasy pools and loser pools going around.  Quick aside, #TwineTime did enter 3 Brier fantasy pools and came out on top […]

World of Curling.

September is in the books, and a new (northern hemisphere) curling season is firmly underway.   Here are my top 3 curling happenings from September. It’s curling again! Last year’s nightmare of ‘broomgate’ looks to be behind us.   The Sweeping Summit in May brought credible science from the National Research Council to the issue.  Athletes, manufacturers […]

A Change Can Do You Good.

This is a pivotal year in curling. The 2016/17 season officially starts the Olympic cycle!  This will be the first season for teams to earn qualification points and direct entry berths into the Olympic Trials and/or Pre-Trials events.  This is what dreams are made of and teams need to be ready.  If a team has […]

Broomgate Continues.

Yes, I am sorry to say folks but this saga of sadness will not drift over to the bumpers this season. Sure a lot of headway was made in the off-season with the Sweeping Summit and online survey.  Yes, we have moved a step forward on this issue.  But we are nowhere close to solving […]