Posts Tagged ‘curling’

Olympic Rockers

February 20, 2014

Olympic Rockers

On Friday all eyes will be on Sochi’s Ice Cube Curling Center as Canada takes on Great Britain in the Men’s Olympic Curling Finals.

That’s how hip Curling is now. The sport’s venue is named after a famous Rap star.

Related:

“Curling: Right on the Button,” Kristi Finefield, Library of Congress blog

Sir David Attenborough describes Olympic curling [video]

“Curlers more likely to hurt themselves than lugers, speed skaters,” Christopher Ingraham, Washington Post blog

“Getting to the Core of Olympic Curling Stones,” Julie Leibach, Science Friday

“Why Curling Ice is Different Than Other Ice,”  Smithsonian Magazine, Erica R. Hendry

World Curling Federation website

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It’s Sweeping the Olympics!

February 20, 2010

It's Sweeping the Olympics!

The gleaming ice! The competition! The … brooms?

Curling, king of winter sports. Don’t miss the 2010 Winter Olympics action.

Remember: Curling takes big stones.

 

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