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For_JayKansas City Explorers, Jay and Brian record their experience with the Kansas City Curling Club.

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6. Every Player is Miked Up

“Mics make curling,” Saville says. “No other sport uses live microphones on every player.”...

“Throwing a rock only takes 20 seconds,” Saville explains, “but you might have five minutes of discussions between that. You have to find a non-linear way to tell the story on the ice. I think the player microphones really drive your telling of the story.”

4. Every Specialty Camera an Executive Producer Could Want

In addition to the 20 standard cameras, Saville’s team has five specialty cameras to work with: a jib; a Polecam pole camera; a POV for high, wide shots; a Hi-Motion super slo mo; and a roving ENG camera that gives color from the stands.

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vaughBeth Vaughn sought answers Friday at the Pepsi Ice Midwest Center in Overland Park. She traded in her curling iron for a little curling herself.

 

KC Curling Club Gives Us an Inside Look

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The General Public & Members of the Curling Club are welcome to drop and watch the Olympic Curling Action. Ask Question, discuss strategy, root your team and country on.  Next weeks games will also be posted here.


When:

Teams: Place: Location:
Monday
Feb. 22
4pm-7pm

Women’s

Canada vs. Sweden

Johnny's Tavern

11316 West 135th Street, OPKS

www.johnnystavern.com

Tuesday
Feb. 23
4pm-7pm

Men's

Canada vs. China

Barley Brewhaus

11924 West 119th St. OPKS

www. barleybrewhaus.com

Wednesday
Feb. 24
4pm-7pm

Unknown

Tie Breaker round

 

Maloney's


7201 West 79th Street, OPKS

www.maloneyssportsbar.com

Thursday
Feb. 25
4pm-7pm

Men's

Semi Finals 

The Well

7421 Broadway, KCMO

www.waldowell.com

Friday
Feb. 26
4pm-7pm

Womens

Medal Event

Granite City

15085 West 119th Street

Olathe, KS

www.gcfb.net

Saterday
Feb. 27
4pm-7pm
Happy Hours
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Saterday
Feb. 28
9pm-12am
Happy Hours ???
 

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Matt Tait, Lawrence Journal World talks to Ian Wolfe, Kansas City Curling Club

“It’s kind of like the every-day person’s sport,” Wolfe said. “The unique part is that some of the best curlers in the world still have full-time jobs. So it’s not that they’re dedicated to curling from the time they’re 5 years old and never stop. You can curl at any age. You don’t necessarily peak when you’re 22 years old. Some of the best curlers in the world are actually in their 50s.”

 

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kansas_city_star_logoJim Fussell, Star reporter ,  writes about his experience in learning to curl.

 

"And then, I arrived. In my first attempt to learn the trademark curling slide necessary to propel the 40-pound icy rock toward the round target (called the house), I failed to execute the preferred form. Sprawled cartoonishly on the ground, arms extended and legs splayed, I looked more like a perp who’d been hit by a Taser. "

 

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KCfreepressJay Senter, From KC Free Press visits the Kansas City Curling Club

“There’s a great strategy to the game, and when you watch curling at the Olympic level you really see it in play,” said Chris Nazar, a native of the Toronto area who came to Kansas City for a job transfer. “Oh, it’s definitely a sport. You break a sweat when you’re sweeping.”

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Homer

Homer takes Marge out for a romantic evening of ice skating and hand-holding, but upon entering the rink, they encounter a curling team practicing. Marge and Homer take to the ice and discover their love for the sport, and soon after, join the curling team and compete with them in the Olympic trials. Team Springfield claims the win and moves on to the 2010 Vancouver Games where Bob Costas (guest-voicing as himself) covers the action. Meanwhile, sleazy vendors introduce Lisa to the world of collecting Olympic pins, and before long, Lisa is hopelessly addicted.

Watch on Hulu till Mid March


 

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An additional end played to break a tie at the end of regulation play.