Tuesday, November 15, 2011

More on Jim Sullivan

The curling fraternity is still stunned by the loss of Jim Sullivan if the comments, emails and posts on curling web sites are any indication.

Sullivan passed away suddenly on Saturday and his funeral will take place on Friday.

Here are a few more articles on Sullivan, all of them showing the passion the skip had for curling and life.

Russ Howard weighs in with his thoughts in the Moncton Timesand Transcript:
"I am just devastated and shocked," said Russ Howard of Moncton, an Olympic gold medallist and two-time world curling champion. "Jim was a wonderful guy with a great sense of humour, but a lot of people have forgotten how exceptional a curler he was.

A story on CBC.ca has the story of his career.

The Charlottetown Guardian offers up more perspective, including a comment from former teammate Paul Power.
“It’s a sad day for curling.”

And the Daily Gleaner makes the story its lead editorial

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