"I still really enjoy a good tough game, win or lose," Martin said. "It's tough in games that don'e mean a lot, but the big ones. . . those are the games that are fun for me still.
"As long as I really enjoy it, deep down really can't wait to play, I'll play. Once you don't feel like that, your days are done. I haven't got that yet."
"I think the Brier is going to be loud, a lot of un and I think the crowd is going to be really into it," Martin said. "It's Canada's biggest party if the Grey Cup's not. The two bigest parties in Canada are the Grey Cup and the Brier."
“You know how it started?” asked the 46-year-old skip.
“The smell. There’s no smell like a curling rink. Especially a small town curling rink. Smaller town the better.
“When you walk into the rink the first thing that hits you is the smell. Fresh pies and hamburgers. A curling rink smell. Hockey rinks don’t smell like that. I loved that curling rink smell.”