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Canadian Curling Hall of Fame inductees

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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 26. Chapters: Sandra Schmirler, Randy Ferbey, Glenn Howard, Colleen Jones, Vera Pezer, Canadian Curling... Weiterlesen
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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 26. Chapters: Sandra Schmirler, Randy Ferbey, Glenn Howard, Colleen Jones, Vera Pezer, Canadian Curling Hall of Fame, Errick Willis, Don Wittman, Jim Armstrong, Russ Howard, Pat Ryan, Sylvia Fedoruk, E. M. Culliton, Jan Betker, Jack Wells, Lorraine Lang, Thane Campbell, Rick Folk, Mabel DeWare, Lindsay Sparkes, John Thomas Haig, Marilyn Bodogh, Al Hackner, Don Walchuk, Joan McCusker, Marcia Gudereit, Ken Watson, Ray Turnbull, Richard Donahoe, Samuel Rothschild, Janet Arnott, Ernie Richardson, Ed Werenich, Pappy Wood, Linda Moore, Joyce McKee, Gordon Lockhart Bennett, Connie Laliberte, Ray Kingsmith, Atina Johnston, Cliff Manahan, Ian Tetley, Shorty Jenkins, Don Duguid, Doug Maxwell, Matt Baldwin, Wes Richardson, Garnet Richardson, Ed Lukowich, Bernie Sparkes, Murray Macneill, Peter Gow, Paul Savage, Gordon Hudson, Heather Houston, Arnold Richardson, Cathy Gauthier, Marj Mitchell, John Kawaja, Ron Northcott, Ab Gowanlock, Lorne Mitton, Rick Lang, Lyall Dagg. Excerpt: Sandra Marie Schmirler, SOM (June 11, 1963 - March 3, 2000), was a Canadian curler, who captured three Canadian Curling Championships (Scott Tournament of Hearts) and three World Curling Championships. Schmirler skipped her Canadian team to a gold medal at the 1998 Winter Olympics, the first year curling was a medal sport. At tournaments where she was not competing, Schmirler sometimes worked as a commentator for CBC Sports, who popularized her nickname "Schmirler the Curler" and claimed she was the only person who had a name that rhymed with the sport she played. She died in 2000 at 36 of cancer. While attending school in Biggar, Saskatchewan, Canada, Schmirler started curling in Grade 7 as part of the school's physical education program. She grew up an athlete, playing volleyball, badminton, and softball. She was also an avid speed swimmer. She continued to curl on the local scene, participating in the Bangor ladies' league in Grade 9. Playing as third on her high school team, she won a provincial championship in Grade 12, when her team went undefeated throughout the season. She continued to curl after graduating high school and attending the University of Saskatchewan. While in university, Schmirler made her first appearance in Saskatchewan's provincial playdowns in 1983. After graduating university, Schmirler moved to Regina to take a job at the North West Leisure Center. She continued to curl, and was given the nickname "Schmirler the Curler" by a supervisor at the facility. In 1987, as a member of Kathy Fahlman's rink, Schmirler won her first provincial championship. Prior to the 1988-1989 curling season, Schmirler and Jan Betker found themselves curling with different teammates, attempting to put together a stable squad. Entering the 1990-1991 curling season, Schmirler decided to skip, with Betker playing third. They recruited Joan (Inglis) McCusker to play second, who recommended Marcia Gudereit as a lead. This rink won provincials in their first year togeth

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Titel: Canadian Curling Hall of Fame inductees
Untertitel: Sandra Schmirler, Randy Ferbey, Glenn Howard, Colleen Jones, Vera Pezer, Canadian Curling Hall of Fame, Errick Willis, Don Wittman, Jim Armstrong, Russ Howard, Pat Ryan, Sylvia Fedoruk, E. M. Culliton, Jan Betker, Jack Wells
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EAN: 9781155431260
ISBN: 978-1-155-43126-0
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Books LLC, Reference Series
Genre: Sport
Anzahl Seiten: 28
Gewicht: 227g
Größe: H246mm x B189mm x T1mm
Jahr: 2011

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