Entries by Club Editor

“The Shot” from The Big Spiel

Bottom of the 9th, 2 outs, bases loaded, full count, down by 1 run…and, here’s the pitch…  Oh wait, wrong sport.  But, same feeling.  Intense, nervous, excited. Yeah, that’s why I love sports. So, our merry band of misfits were in a close draw at Frogtown Curling Club against a similar type Cedar Rapids team.  […]

How Curling Stones are Made? Video

Let’s talk about rocks. OK, not those rocks. Stones, curling stones. Here’s the wikipedia entry for curling stones. The curling stone (also sometimes called a rock in North America) is made of granite and is specified by the World Curling Federation, which requires a weight between 38 and 44 pounds (17 and 20 kg) a […]

Be Like These Celebrities – TRY CURLING!

Do you try and sing like country superstar Toby Keith? Do you have the athleticism of 49ers tight end Vernon Davis? Do you put the pedal to the metal like Indy racer Dario Franchitti? Well, maybe you could out curl them. Windy City Curling offers “Learn to Curl” classes every Thursday. This gives you a […]