Monthly Archives: March 2019

Ep26: Previewing the 2019 World Men’s Curling Championship



Topics: A team-by-team breakdown of the 2019 World Men’s Curling Championship; what John Shuster & Kevin Koe have left to prove; the youth movement in Europe; Joël Retornaz’s renaissance; why China & Japan will be the surprise teams.

Music: Tournament of Hearts by the Weakerthans: https://open.spotify.com/track/1pkH2oFavgoVpxmXO9ylze


Ep25: Recapping the 2019 Women’s World Curling Championship



Topics: A wild extra end gives Switzerland gold; a recap of each team’s performance and what it means going forward; the bright future for Korea, Japan & China; tough luck for the USA; a new reality for Canada; the tweak we would make to the format.

Music: Tournament of Hearts by the Weakerthans: https://open.spotify.com/track/1pkH2oFavgoVpxmXO9ylze


Ep24: Previewing the 2019 Women’s World Curling Championship



Topics: Everything you want to know about all 13 teams at the 2019 Women’s World Curling Championships, from Latvia to Canada. Does the event being in Denmark benefit anyone? What teams will outperform expectations?

Music: Tournament of Hearts by the Weakerthans: http://open.spotify.com/track/1pkH2oFavgoVpxmXO9ylze


Ep23: 2019 Brier & Scotties Recap



Topics: Quick hitters on the most interesting teams from the 2019 Scotties & Brier; the new “actually, the format is good” narrative; the expectations that get set for Team Homan; Kevin Koe and global warming are the two things that can stop Brendan Bottcher.

Music: Tournament of Hearts by the Weakerthans: http://open.spotify.com/track/1pkH2oFavgoVpxmXO9ylze


Ep22: College Curling w/ Gordon Maclean



Topics: We talk to USCA College Curling Committee Chair Gordon Maclean about the growth of college curling in the United States, the difference between the sport in the US & the rest of the world, how clubs can start college programs and the future of US college curling. Plus how curling statistics took him all the way to the Olympics.

USA College Curling Links
http://collegecurlingusa.org/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/170170503016950/
https://www.teamusa.org/USA-Curling/webstream2

Music: Tournament of Hearts by the Weakerthans: https://open.spotify.com/track/1pkH2oFavgoVpxmXO9ylze