Local Curling

Friday, February 26, 2010

The Vancouver Games have turned a spotlight on the sport of curling. Dean Gemmell, the president of Plainfield Curling Club in South Plainfield, NJ, and Jeff Lesuk, President of the Ardsley Curling Club in Westchester County, talk about the local curling scene and what the Olympic buzz has brought to their clubs.


Dean Gemmell and Jeff Lesuk

Comments [10]

the truth from BK

Stupid and not a sport!

Feb. 26 2010 11:45 AM

What kind of shoes do the guys with the brooms wear?

Feb. 26 2010 11:44 AM
pete from brooklyn

did you speak of the nyt article about wall street's current obsession with curling

Feb. 26 2010 11:43 AM
Sheldon from Brooklyn

I did watch more of curling this time around.

What happens if "the sweepers" accidentally thouch the opponent's blocks with their "broom" or "feet"

Feb. 26 2010 11:39 AM
hjs from 11211

sorry I'm so small minded but this should have gotten 5 minutes at the end of the show!

Feb. 26 2010 11:36 AM
Patterson from NYC

It just figures that it would be Scottish... there's a certain theme of stubborn futility (and perhaps too much Whiskey?) in there somewhere...

Feb. 26 2010 11:35 AM
hjs from 11211

can i be the guy who shines the ice for u?

Feb. 26 2010 11:28 AM
hjs from 11211

curling is as much a sport as golf is

Feb. 26 2010 11:16 AM

I really think that the Curling naysayers should try it before criticising!

Feb. 26 2010 11:13 AM
Robert from NYC

One day we'll see counting raindrops become an Olympics competition. Doh, will I get sued for using the word Olympics without the IOC's permission?!

Feb. 26 2010 09:18 AM

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