A few days ago, contributing writer and podcast coach Steve posed a question to her online followers:
While the question probably relates to her status as Curling Fitness ExpertSome of the broader answers can be found in the popular curling book, which has surprisingly re-emerged after decades out of print.
A handful of mint edition copies of the 1986 book curling to win appeared for sale on Curling Cares websitethe portal that sells curling merchandise that benefits charities including the annual Curling Cares Fundraising calendar.
In the late eighties and early nineties, curling to win I was the net guide. The soft cover book was written by Ed Lukovic, Al Hackner, and Rick Lang, and featured contributions from Ed Ferenich and Marilyn Dart (now Bodog).
The book was the second in a trilogy primarily composed by Luković.
The 1986 World Champion skipped books for the first time Curl book with Rick Folk and Paul Gowsell in 1981. It was published by Western Producer Prairie Books, whose publications were produced and manufactured “in midwestern Canada by a group of prairie farmers who were members of the Saskatchewan Wheat Pond”.
What could be more representative of Canadian curling than that?
Five years later, the Lukowich Brier titles and world titles paved the way for his second book, curling to win, arguably the most popular of the three books. With a foreword by the legendary Hec Gervais, curling to win Today is a fascinating look back at a sport that was in the process of dealing with a new rule – the free guard zone – designed to increase offense.
curling force It proved to be the final Fast Eddie book in the how-to series. It was published in 1993. The last two books are produced by McGraw Hill Ryerson, now a professional education publisher.
What are some curling to winHigh points?
Coach Steve will be curious to see clips titled conditioning programmeAnd How to train And Four elements for sweeping. Many others may be interested in classes like How to get the best out of four players on a teamAnd Dealing with stressAnd mental readinessAnd Forget about your discharge (?) Werenich’s exclusive offer How to earn a prize.
Lukowich also wrote a book about the coffee table, The Joy of Curling: A Celebration With American legend Bud Somerville and Norwegian Egil Ramsfjell. He also released a 60-minute curling video tutorial, co-founded the World Curling Tour and TSN Skins Game, served as a color analyst for Sportsnet and was also USA Curling’s Director of Athlete Development.
Recently Luković’s writing has focused on science and science fiction. The trillion The novel was published in 2013 under the name Sagan Jeffries, and Luković’s series on cosmology is now six volumes.
curling to win It’s not the only curling retrospective book available on Curling Cares.
Another out-of-print title is The roaring game, the magical saga of curling by Doug Clark. Key Porter’s 2008 book was Clarke’s exploration of how curling has transformed into pop culture “to have a surprisingly broad impact on our lives and lifestyles”. This was published two years before the 2010 Vancouver Olympics.
A third book sold out just days after a social media post announced its existence. The rock burned itwith a revised and expanded edition published in 1992, sees former Toronto Sun sportswriter Jan Sonmore spend time with 11 notable men of transcending the era–including Lukowich, Werenich, Hackner, Gowsell, and Folk–and tell their stories, of success and failure, victory and tragedy.
Having a chapter on New Brunswick by Jim Sullivan is particularly poignant. Sullivan He passed away tragically in 2011 At the age of 43.