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Comparing How We See, To How We Portray Curling

My Question: How has the sport of Curling in America become stereotyped through media coverage compared to Canada, and what characteristics of athleticism does Curling maintain to keep it a Winter Olympic sport? Andrew Billings’ article talks about a sense … Continue reading

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Curling: Janitors on Ice?

This week I have been watching the U.S. Men and Women’s Curling prelims for the Sochi Winter Olympics. Each evening I try to set aside a couple hours to watch a match while I do my homework. In fact, I’m … Continue reading

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“Dude, is this seriously an Olympic sport?”

Curling has gained the reputation (especially in the Olympics) of not being a sport. Many people who flip through the numerous channels broadcasting the Olympics are quick to poke fun at it without sitting through it and watching a match. … Continue reading

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“What the heck is Curling?”

Hey everyone! I’m a Junior transfer from the central valley in Northern California and am majoring in Communication with a minor in Music. I look forward to having a career in the music and recording industry one day. Although I … Continue reading

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