Entries by Eric Reithel

Gearing Up: Shoes

“I fly! I fly! See how I fly.” -Puck, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” BECAUSE THE GAME IS AFOOT This blog continues on from where I left off from my Primer. In it, I’m going to go further in-depth with information on the most basic of curling gear: shoes. Why start with shoes? Outside of a […]

Gearing Up: A Primer (part 2)

Continuing on from where I last left off in my “Gearing Up” blog series, in this second part of the basic primer, I discuss and offer up opinions on how science and technology has progressed and equalized the sport of Curling through its gear. MARS AND VENUS COME DOWN TO EARTH “So I’m getting my […]

Gearing Up: A Primer (part 1)

“Arm yourself, because no one else here will save you.” -Chris Cornell, “You Know My Name” THE BASICS Over the next few weeks, I’m going to write a blog series for those of you out there in Windy City Curling Land that are looking to invest in your own equipment. Fall is fast approaching, and […]

Level 1: Fort Wayne, IN

For those of you interested in taking the Level 1 Instructor Clinic with me, here are the current details that I have (Updated as of Sunday, August 31st, 2014). UPDATE: Okay! So things have changed slightly. A few of you who tired to register on Fort Wayne’s website mentioned you couldn’t find the link. There’s a […]