Sunday, December 28, 2014

Great curling performances overshadowed by hockey at Olympics

Further to my last post on the Jennifer Jones team getting its due, the great Cam Cole has penned a National Post story that deals with how the two Canadian rinks -- Brad Jacobs, of course being the other -- won gold but were overshadowed somewhat by the Canadian hockey teams winning gold on the same respective days.

So, as Cole states . . .
Curling may be as Canadian as maple syrup and Tim Hortons, but Olympic hockey is all of that plus an obsessive mass appeal to which curling, for all its excellent TV ratings and drama and engaging personalities, can only dream of comparing.
Cole does note that the week of the Roar of the Rings was among the most enjoyable of the past decade for him. That's quite something considering Cole is at just about every big sporting event around the world.

The entire piece can be found here.  

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