From John Shuster's Persistence To Rachel Homan's Disappointment, Every Olympic Curler Is On A Journey

Last November, my team played in a World Curling Tour event. Our team couldn’t be considered “competitive”—we play about one such event a year, whereas the good ones are looking at about a dozen weeks a year. We know what we’re doing; we’re just out of shape. Still, we finished 0-3 in our pool and out of championship…

Olympic Curling Qualifier Gets Hamstrung By Politeness, Finishes With Insane Danish Shot 

One of curling’s unusual features, other than everything else, has been its politeness and sportsmanship. The first page of the official rulebook discusses The Spirit of Curling for a reason, as it points out that players should be the first to admit if they broke a rule. (Imagine if NBA or NHL players called their…