Tales of A Curling Hack

Tales of A Curling Hack

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Memoirs of Canada`s curling expert. It was no surprise that Team Canada won the 2006 Winter Olympics gold medal in men`s curling. As the preeminent curling country in the world, Canada has more curlers than the rest of the other 50-plus curling nations combined. For the past 50 years in this exciting time in curling history, Doug Maxwell has been right alongside the ice, as Canada`s foremost observer and storyteller of the sport. During a 25-year stint as the executive director of the Silver Broom World Curling Championship, Maxwell collected a rich lode of anecdotes. Now he weaves them into a wonderful tapestry that is sure to please lovers of this northern sport. Maxwell`s memoirs include: The legendary Ken Watson The Richardsons The World Heavyweight Curling Bonspiel, where each team weighed in at a combined thousand pounds Embarrassing escapades on the road A stolen key for the front doors of the Scone Palace. The `l` in Curling has humor, tales never before told, and insights that help explain why curling has such a hold on Canadians. (30020201)

Publisher: North Vancouver, BC : Whitecap Books, 2006
ISBN: 9781552858011
Branch Call Number: 796.964 MAX
Characteristics: 320 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.


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