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Saskatchewan men's team undefeated at Canadian Juniors PDF Print E-mail
Written by ASHTON FAULKNER   
Wednesday, 09 February 2011 20:41

Moskowy rink held on by a thread to clinch record 13-0 finish

It was a victorious weekend for the Saskatchewan men's junior curling team. In the end, it was a victory only narrowly achieved.

The 2011 M&M Meat Shops Canadian Juniors concluded on Sunday, Feb. 6, and team Saskatchewan went undefeated. Thirteen games in a row made it a tournament sweep for the team led by Braeden Moskowy.

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Moms travel across Canada to support national junior curlers PDF Print E-mail
Written by ASHTON FAULKNER   
Monday, 07 February 2011 17:36

Athletes say they rely on noisy fans to keep them motivated

Traveling over 3,500 kilometres to watch a curling game may seem like a big change for a pair of ladies who are accustomed to a five minute commute to the rink.

However, it’s not something that phases dedicated curling fans - mothers Dianne McQuaid and Patsy Fullerton - who have traveled across Canada more than once to support their daughters and the sport.

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Wild winds wind down Canadian Open PDF Print E-mail
Written by BRYAN WEISMILLER   
Monday, 07 February 2011 17:22

Slopestyle snowboarders brave tough conditions

There was plenty of big air to be had on Saturday at Canada Olympic Park on the sixth and final day of the 2011 Burton Canadian Open as riders performed tricks amidst blowing chinook winds. 

Despite maintenance crews’ best efforts, Canada Olympic Park’s slopestyle course appeared to be in moderate condition as several icy patches were noticeable. However, the strong north-blowing winds seemed to be the main source of frustration.

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No competition for halfpipe winners PDF Print E-mail
Written by ASHTON FAULKNER   
Monday, 07 February 2011 17:05

First place scores unmatchable at Burton Canadian Open

Wet snow, heavy winds and tough competition are some of the factors that can make for a challenging run, even for professional snowboarders.

Competitors in the halfpipe final of the Burton Canadian Open, which concluded at Canada Olympic Park on Friday, faced all three.

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