Curling

What’s fake is real

“I found it ironic that in Toronto, I could play hockey year round” said Dowhal, but in Dawson “hockey season runs from December to March,”

Winter Sports Smackdown

So much winter, so little time. With Yukon’s abundance of winter recreation options, how do you choose your sport?

Cheechako Stories

Two things are important to Andrea Sinclair: family, and curling. In the end, it was one that took her away from the other. “It was my dad’s idea, actually,” the 20-year-old says about moving away from her family in Ottawa. “I had a fairly disappointing season last year. This is my last year I’m eligible …

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Curling Sweeps the Yukon

Curling doesn’t require expensive equipment. A pair of indoor shoes, a “slider” for the bottom of one shoe and a special broom.

Ready to Hit the Broom

It’s Thursday night at Dawson City Curling Club. Club president Akio Saito explains the finer points of the pivoting head on a blue, light-weight curling broom to a teammate who’s contemplating a purchase before this weekend’s 112th International Bonspiel. The annual, open-entry tournament attracts about 16 teams, mostly from Dawson, Whitehorse and other Yukon communities. …

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Skipping Into History

We got our medals stuck in the ice” Thomas Scoffin. The 17-yr-old Whitehorse resident skipped the Junior Winter Olympic Team.

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