Once a little known sport, played only in Scotland and Canada, curling has exploded onto the international sports scene, culminating in its debut as a full medal sport at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan.
Each year millions of players in North America, Europe, Australia and Japan take to the ice to play this fascinating game -- now an Olympic sport. Curling is the ideal book for anyone interested in the sport.
Written by Warren Hansen, a Canadian Men's Curling Champion and authority on the game, Curling includes sections on:
In addition, sections on the basics of the game (equipment, objectives, rules and etiquette); as well as instructional sections on strategies and techniques make this the complete and essential book for curling fans, players and armchair enthusiasts.
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Warren Hansen is Director of Event Management & Media Relations for the Canadian Curling Association. A past Canadian Men's Curling Champion, Warren is also managing editor of magazines associated with the Season of Champions (Labatt Brier, The Scott Tournament of Hearts, and the Ford Worlds). He started curling as a teenager, and is the author of several curling training manuals. Hansen lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.
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