Thursday, June 26, 2008

Canada's 2008 season opens with Olson Osoyoos 2 on 2

The first wheelchair curling event of Canada's 2008/2009 season is once again the Olson 2 on 2 Spiel over the weekend of September 6-7th, hosted by the Osoyoos CC. This is the second year that Olson Curling Supply has sponsored this exciting event.

Entries cost $50 per team and include two lunches and Saturday dinner. Wheelchair users interested in trying our sport are invited to a practice session at 7 pm Friday evening, September 5th.

In the 2 on 2 format, each member of the 2 person team throws 3 rocks and skips 3 rocks each end. Members of Team Canada will be participating.

For more information contact Darryl Neighbour or register online at CurlBC

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Scots get on-ice training time

Bob Cowan reports that the Great Britain wheelchair curling squad (all Scots) were at Inverness Ice Centre the weekend before last for a training session, both on and off the ice. [Link to photo]

Vancouver Island's Jensen continues publicity push

Corinne Jensen, the Island's indefatigable wheelchair curling rep, continues her campaign to raise the sport's profile in an interview with the Goldstream Gazette.

“We need to grow (wheelchair curling) because there are tons of people out there who could do it, they just need to know about it,” she says. [read more]