curling

2:07pm

Wed April 23, 2014

Youth Radio: Getting teens active in an unlikely ice sport

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April 23rd, 2014 Featured on Stitcher download One of the highlights of the past winter season had the world looking at Sochi, Russia; home of the 2014 Winter Olympics. One of the more obscure ice sports was curling. It's kind of like shuffleboard on ice- and like shuffleboard, its competitors tend to skew older.

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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