“We’re just going to keep chipping away at this rock.” “I feel like you’ve been saving that one for a while.” “Maybe. But hey, if the shoe fits…” “This is going in your blog now, isn’t it?” “Maybe…” -Eric Reithel and Matt Galas, on seemingly insurmountable challenges I know plenty of curlers who, when asked […]
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Entries by Eric Reithel
“I feel the need… The need for speed!” -Maverick & Goose, Top Gun One of the things that makes the sport of Curling so unique is the etiquette. Curling – for better or worse – is known traditionally as “Gentleman’s Game.” This is not because it should only be played by men, but rather, this […]
Proper Etiquette at Windy City Curling All games should start with a handshake and a “Good Curling!” between every player. All shoes, brooms, and other equipment should be clean of debris before stepping onto the ice to keep the sheet as pristine as possible. Street shoes worn outside should not be used for curling. The […]
For those of you who have been around Windy City Curling the past few weeks, you probably know that I was recently sent a new curling brush to try out. Featuring the truly unique icePad, Hardline Curling supplies is a relatively new company to the fold of curling products, and they sent me a demo […]
“Well we can’t all come and go by bubble.” -Elphaba, Wicked WHAT CLEANING A HOUSE, QUIDDITCH, AND CURLING ALL HAVE IN COMMON Buying a curling broom is a serious investment. With the right care, modern brooms can last for years. There isn’t a position on the ice that doesn’t need one for various reasons, though […]