More curling

Yes, it is Ash Wednesday, but the the important events of life go on.

We are rooting for the US women against the Germans… which leaves me a little conflicted, but not much.

The field of battle.

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  1. Ioannes Andreades says:

    This, like shooting and unlike weightlifting, strikes me as an event in which separate men’s and women’s competitions are unnecessary. Just my $0.02.

    Go U.S.!!

  2. medievalist says:

    Japan v Canada just went to the last rock of the last end…needless to say, the Canadian women won it!

  3. ejcmartin says:

    The first ever Olympic medal won by a Newfoundlander was the gold won by the Gushue rink for curling at the 2006 Olympics. As a result we now have a Gushue Highway. Curling, big stuff north of the 49th. (well we are actually at about 47)

  4. Bruce says:

    Upcoming Olympic Curling matches:

    Women’s Round Robin CAN vs. USA Feb. 21, 9:00 AM PST

    Men’s Round Robin CAN vs. USA Feb. 22, 9:00 AM PST

    Friendly bet Fr. Z

    Bruce, Halifax, NS. Canada

  5. spesalvi23 says:

    Pffffftttt… conflict, eh??!! (hmmm… strangely reminds me of a certain scene in Star Wars)

    Anyway!!! Being a German girl, I must say: German girls are unbeatable!!

    Ha!!! :-)

  6. pcstokell says:

    Yahoo Sports today reported on one of the alternates on the Canadian women’s team. Who happens to be six months pregnant!

  7. Ioannes: separate men’s and women’s competitions are unnecessary

    I wonder if it would be a good idea to put men and women with sticks of any shape together on a sheet of ice.

  8. mitch_wa says:

    Argh no cable in my apartment makes this the worst olympics yet, I have not got to see a second of curling. Only once every four years and I miss it… *sigh* oh well

  9. Tito Edwards says:

    I myself cannot wait for the 2012 Summer Games to arrive so I can watch the new exhibition game coed synchronized speed finger painting.


  10. medievalist says:

    Oh no Father…the men’s USA v Switzerland just went to curling SUDDEN DEATH after the drama of the measuring tape in the final end!

  11. JohnMa says:

    Father, you need to get out the Rituale and do some sort of blessing of the brooms because the US is not doing so hot so far. 0-7 combined.

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