A podcast about curling: Its players, its strategy and its growth. Ryan is an arena curler in Virginia and Jonathan curls and coaches in England. Together they took 3rd at the 2013 Steers and Beers Bonspiel.
What does the future of curling live-streaming look like?
In this episode we discuss the fragmented state of curling live streams and how it mirrors the world of streaming overall. What will the future hold for live streaming of curling events, both on tour and at the national and world level? Also in this episode: Olympic qualifiers Canadian Pre-Trials British Curling’s team selections World … Continue reading What does the future of curling live-streaming look like? →
News from some the USA’s newest curling centers
Lots of excited news from around the curling news to discuss. We start in the US where the Southern California Curling Center hosted Team USA and the Late Late Show with James Corden. We also have news from curling center that either just opened or will soon across the US in San Francisco, Austin, Nashville … Continue reading News from some the USA’s newest curling centers →
Does Curling on TV Need to Look Like Club Curling?
Jonathan and Ryan discuss the news out of the World Curling Federation’s Annual General Assembly. First, the rule changes that will be tested at the 2022 World Curling Championships. Does the version of the game we see on TV need to match what we experience at curling centers? Are we over-complicating things for potential first-time … Continue reading Does Curling on TV Need to Look Like Club Curling? →
Curling in Brazil w/ Ísis Oliveira
There is a thriving community of Brazilian curlers playing in leagues in the Vancouver area. First and foremost, these curlers enjoy the sport and the camaraderie it provides. And curlers from these leagues have represented Brazil internationally. But now, with the opening of a dedicated curling and ice facility in São Paulo, Brazilian curling has … Continue reading Curling in Brazil w/ Ísis Oliveira →
We’re Talking About Curling Practice
Some of us might be getting access to practice ice for the first time in 18 months. So how do we make the most of this time before the curling season starts? Our own Professor of Peel, Jonathan Havercroft, is here to let us club curlers know how to organize an efficient curling practice that … Continue reading We’re Talking About Curling Practice →
Improving Curling’s High-Profile Events w/ James Runge
James Runge (@twinetime14 on Twitter) has been to just about every curling event you can name. So he knows what advantages curling has as a spectator sport. He tells us what each of the major events he’s been to does best when it comes to catering to the fans. We also discuss how these events … Continue reading Improving Curling’s High-Profile Events w/ James Runge →
Focus on growing the game
Ryan and Jonathan do a great job of covering the growth and development of curling. They strive to introduce guests and lessons to help clubs and organizations of all types and sizes learn how to grow the grassroots of our great sport.
Great way to get into curling
This podcast is fun. I’m new to getting into this sport and you don’t have to be an expert to follow. Clearly has plenty for the hardcore fans too, but a very easy way to get into this area. Highly recommend for anyone interested.
It’s great to listen to a novice perspective on curling.