130 episodes

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.

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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.

    Curling in India w/ PN Raju

    Curling in India w/ PN Raju

    What was it like at the world’s highest bonspiel? Find out in this episode all about curling in India with PN Raju. First, we talk about how he discovered curling and started playing in Oakland, Calif. Then, he tells us about the history of the Curling Federation of India, their recent national championships held in … Continue reading Curling in India w/ PN Raju →

    • 37 min
    What’s next in the USA Curling/GNCC situation

    What’s next in the USA Curling/GNCC situation

    Recently, USA Curling’s board of directors voted to remove the regional association representing clubs in the Eastern United States, the Grand National Curling Club. We dive into why this happened, what this means, possible resolutions and the next steps for the two organizations. Joining us are Kristen Conrad, vice chair of the GNCC board of … Continue reading What’s next in the USA Curling/GNCC situation →

    • 1 hr 33 min
    World Seniors Curling w/ Gery Hermans

    World Seniors Curling w/ Gery Hermans

    Gery Hermans from Belgian Curling returns to the podcast to discuss the world senior curling championship. Jonathan and Gery review the 2022 world senior curling championship and the Gery replays two interviews he completed at the event. The first is with Canadian Team Coach Bill Tschirhart. Bill is also the host of the podcast “A … Continue reading World Seniors Curling w/ Gery Hermans →

    • 38 min
    A Conversation with Germany’s Klaudius Harsch

    A Conversation with Germany’s Klaudius Harsch

    Today we are joined by Germany’s Klaudius Harsch recent winner of two world championship medals: a bronze in mixed doubles with his partner Pia-Lisa Schöll, and a silver as part of Germany’s junior men’s team. We recorded the interview between the two events. We discuss what curling is like in Germany. How he got into … Continue reading A Conversation with Germany’s Klaudius Harsch →

    • 48 min
    How The Curling Community is Helping the Ukrainian National Team

    How The Curling Community is Helping the Ukrainian National Team

    In this episode Jonathan interviews two people who helped the Ukraine national team leave Kyiv, find a new training facility in Finland, and compete in the European C Curling Championship. First we talk with Natalia Menzhega the Executive Secretary of the Ukrainian Curling Federation. She talks about the history of curling in Ukraine, how she … Continue reading How The Curling Community is Helping the Ukrainian National Team →

    • 40 min
    Latvia’s Road to the Paralympics w/ Poļina Rožkova

    Latvia’s Road to the Paralympics w/ Poļina Rožkova

    Latvia’s wheelchair curling team, led by skip Poļina Rožkova, made its Paralympic debut at the 2022 Games in Beijing. Poļina tells us about the team’s road from the B division to Paralympic qualification and takes us behind the scenes in Beijing. This includes her team’s conversations about whether or not to potentially play against Russia … Continue reading Latvia’s Road to the Paralympics w/ Poļina Rožkova →

    • 1 hr 3 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

thaniltoncanada ,

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.

RGKyle ,

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.

okc curler ,

Great podcast!

It’s great to listen to a novice perspective on curling.

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