Friday, January 7, 2011

Calgary's Jack Smart chosen as CCA Male Athlete of the Week

[photo - Ian Readey 2009] 

Jack Smart, 46, who skips out of the Ogden Legion CC in Calgary AB, is this week's CCA Male Athlete of the Week. He has represented Alberta in both wheelchair basketball and tennis in addition to winning four provincial curling titles.

If you could change any rule in curling, which one would it be, and why?
“I would eliminate the mixed-gender rule (for wheelchair teams); having to field a team with mixed gender can drastically hinder the development of regional grassroots programs that want to take the next competitive level. I do not understand why it is part of the game.”

Read the full profile HERE.


Anonymous said...

Cograts, well deserved.

Al Paca

Mark W said...

Well done Jack. Good to see another Manitoba born curler doing well !