National Tournament Insights with Jon Brazeau22Aug, 19

Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling: Mid-Season Summary and Boost National Tournament Insights with Jon Brazeau

Work, social events, holidays; fall is a busy season for everyone. Next thing you know, it’s already December and the Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling Boost National tournament is happening! If you haven’t been following GSOC, or are looking for a refresher ahead of Boost, this blog post has you covered. With the help of Sportsnet writer and GSOC social media guru Jon Brazeau, we’re giving you a recap of the season so far, and offering an insider’s look at the action you can expect from Boost National - which kicks off TODAY! For those who aren’t familiar with GSOC, can you tell us a little bit more about the boost national tournament? In terms of format, rules and play, what makes it different from other GSOC tournaments? The Boost National features fifteen of the best men’s teams and fifteen [...]
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Tips from Curling Great Kevin Martin22Aug, 19

Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling for Beginners: Tips from Curling Great Kevin Martin

Curling fans, rejoice! Another exciting season of the Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling kicks off this week with the Princess Auto Elite 10 Championship in Chatham-Kent, Ontario. We are counting down the days until we get to see the world’s top curlers in action, and we know many of you are counting down along with us. For a curling fan, watching the sport in person for the first time is an unforgettable moment. As we gear up for Elite 10, we wanted to do something special for the first-timers out there. Who better to give you a sense of the fun you’re in for than a real curling legend? We recently caught up with Kevin Martin, a four-time Brier champion and Olympic gold medalist, and asked him a few questions about what Elite 10 attendees can expect and about the [...]
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