From the Back Cover
Packed with easy-to-follow illustrations explaining curling strategy.
From hogs and hacks to brooms and bonspiels - your ultimate guide to curling!
This updated guide has curling covered, from game fundamentals to complex strategy. Whether you're a rookie or seasoned player, fan or coach, this is the curling book for you. Armed with the many tips and pointers in this fun, friendly book, you'll have no excuse not to head down to your local club and get curling!
Discover how to:
Get the most out of the game - as a fan or as a player
Improve your delivery, shots, and sweeping
Form a winning team
Enter and play in curling events
Enjoy the unique spirit of the game
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About the Author
is the editor and co-publisher of the Ontario Curling Report
, which is now in its thirty-first year of publishing. And for 16 years, he has written a weekly column on curling in The Globe and Mail
, while providing coverage of curling's major events for Canada's national newspaper. He has written on curling for publications across Canada and is a regular commentator on both radio and television.
He is a two-time winner of the Scotty Harper Award for the top curling story in Canada, and in 1995 he wrote The Brier: The History of Canada's Most Celebrated Curling Championship
, the first comprehensive history of that great event.
When not writing about curling, Bob is the editor of SCORE Golf Magazine,
Canada's leading golf publication. He is also heard talking about golf on a nationally syndicated radio program and appears frequently on TSN.