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The womens team, which hails from Winnipeg, and the mens team, based in Sault Ste. Marie, dominated the Sochi Olympic curling even... Lire la suite
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The womens team, which hails from Winnipeg, and the mens team, based in Sault Ste. Marie, dominated the Sochi Olympic curling events, setting records and capturing the hearts of millions of Canadians. Now Winnipeg Sun sports editor Ted Wyman shares the stories of Canadas favourite curlers. With exclusive interviews and in-depth profiles, Ice Gold delves into each players beginnings in the sport, the formation of the teams, their road to the Olympics, and their gold-medal triumphs.Learn how Jennifer Jones and Jill Officer became an inseparable tandem after meeting at the Highlander Curling Club, how two brothers, E.J. and Ryan Harnden, and their cousin, Brad Jacobs, went from aspiring hockey players to gold-medal curlers, and how Mike Babcocks inspiring words helped the mens curling team out of their early Olympic slump.

Auteur

Ted Wyman has been sports editor of the Winnipeg Sun since 2006 and has been with the sports department since 2003. He is a born and raised Manitoban who grew up as a sports fan in Winnipeg and now has 20 years of sports writing experience. Ted was in Sochi to witness both teams win gold during the 2014 Olympics and has followed the teams throughout their journey to the podium.



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The women's team, which hails from Winnipeg, and the men's team, based in Sault Ste. Marie, dominated the Sochi Olympic curling events, setting records and capturing the hearts of millions of Canadians. Now Winnipeg Sun sports editor Ted Wyman shares the stories of Canada's favourite curlers. With exclusive interviews and in-depth profiles, Ice Gold delves into each player's beginnings in the sport, the formation of the teams, their road to the Olympics, and their gold-medal triumphs.

Learn how Jennifer Jones and Jill Officer became an inseparable tandem after meeting at the Highlander Curling Club; how two brothers, E.J. and Ryan Harnden, and their cousin, Brad Jacobs, went from aspiring hockey players to gold-medal curlers; and how Mike Babcock's inspiring words helped the men's curling team out of their early Olympic slump.



Résumé
The women's team - which hails from Winnipeg - and the men's team - based in Sault Ste. Marie - dominated the Sochi Olympic curling events, setting records and capturing the hearts of millions of Canadians. Now Winnipeg Sun sports editor Ted Wyman shares the stories of Canada's favourite curlers. With exclusive interviews and in-depth profiles, Ice Gold delves into each player's beginnings in the sport, the formation of the teams, their road to the Olympics, and their gold-medal triumphs.

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Ice Gold
Sous-titre: Canada's Curling Champions
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Code EAN: 9781770906457
ISBN: 978-1-77090-645-7
Protection contre la copie numérique: Adobe DRM
Format: eBook (epub)
Editeur: Ecw Press
Genre: Sports d'hiver
nombre de pages: 240
Parution: 01.10.2014
Année: 2014
Sous-titre: Englisch