curling

5:20pm

Tue February 11, 2014
Arts & Culture

Only Olympic sport played with brooms finds a home in the Bay Area

Barry Ivy at the Golden Gate Bonspiel
San Francisco Bay Area Curling Club

Inside a huge ice rink in San Jose, where the Sharks hockey team practices, thirty-two men and women are laughing, yelling, and taking turns sweeping and throwing heavy granite rocks down a freshly-Zambonied sheet of ice. They are curling, and on most Tuesday nights, four different curling matches are taking place on one rink.

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