Baker & Taylor
Presents a guide to curling for beginners and experts, and includes the rules of the game, how to improve delivery accuracy, strategic plays, sweeping drills, and tips and tricks.
Lovers of curling are passionate about the game. More than 1 million Canadians curl at 1,000 clubs nationwide, and television ratings for curling events are often higher than for Hockey Night in Canada. Russ Howard, one of the biggest names in elite curling, shows you how to put everything you can into your game.
Howard has won the Brier championship a record-breaking 107 times; he?s a multiple World Championship winner and was named ?Curler of the Century? by Sweep magazine. He is also a 2006 Olympic gold-medal winner as a member of Canada?s famous ?Team Gushue.? With three decades of experience, Russ has a unique ability to blend the mental and physical sides of curling, and a huge talent for strategy and acing near-impossible shots.
Curl to Win is his best advice for improving both your skill level and your understanding of the game. He gives you tips on creating a game plan, choosing the best shot, and the arts of sweeping and delivery. Special attention is given to nutrition and exercise, areas too often neglected by casual curlers.
Fully illustrated with step-by-step photographs and diagrams, Curl to Win is the essential guide for all curlers?from novice to elite.