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Rocks Across the Pond: A Curling Podcast

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Ep08: Free Guardin'

8/7/2018
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Topics: Curling World Cup announces teams, format & rules; team changes in Japan & Scotland; a preview of Curling Night in America. Plus Professor Havercroft schools us on five-rock free guard zone strategies and a "Elam Ending" for curling. Music Tournament of Hearts by the Weakerthans: http://open.spotify.com/track/1pkH2oFavgoVpxmXO9ylze

Duration:01:29:22

Ep07: Hacks & Fracks w/ Oklahoma Curling Club's Mark Ngo

6/21/2018
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Topics: Our first guest! We talk to Mark Ngo from Oklahoma Curling Club about the growth their club has experienced since the Olympics. We also discuss the WCF World Cup coming to Omaha, Curling Night in America and Professor Havercroft helps find the best delivery style for you. Links Jonathan's Delivery Blog Post: https://www.jonathanhavercroft.com/curling/2018/6/21/4owuw8v6i0z4vmovodnrp9hl2ig5jq Music Tournament of Hearts by the Weakerthans:...

Duration:00:49:23

Ep06: Creating Curling Teams ... with Science!

5/16/2018
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Topics: Meeting John Shuster at Disney World, summer bonspiels, the end of the season, USA Arena Nationals, team changes and the sociology behind forming a successful curling team. Links Jonathan's Team Formation & Dynamics Blog Post: https://www.jonathanhavercroft.com/curling/2018/5/16/team-formation-and-team-dynamics Music Tournament of Hearts by the Weakerthans: https://open.spotify.com/track/1pkH2oFavgoVpxmXO9ylze

Duration:01:46:05

Ep05: International Players Championship Anthem

4/25/2018
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Topics: Jonathan's trip to Italy, Ryan's trip to Durham, a big win for a U.S.-based curling team at the Players' Championship, our idea for a curling version of the Davis Cup, whether there's a "high performance bubble" looming, curling equipment that beginners actually need, Carhartt as high fashion and eating poutine at Disney World. Music Tournament of Hearts by The Weakerthans: https://open.spotify.com/track/1pkH2oFavgoVpxmXO9ylze

Duration:01:30:49

Ep02: We're Positive You Can Handle This Podcast

3/25/2018
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We talk Women's and Men's Worlds and Jonathan's upcoming trip to Las Vegas. We also go over how to teach a beginner league and how to improve your release. The bad news is Ryan's audio is trash, but the good news is it was Jonathan's fault and it shouldn't be an issue going forward. Links Jonathan's Positive Release Blog Post: https://www.jonathanhavercroft.com/blog/curling-throwing-a-positive-release Music Tournament of Hearts by The Weakerthans:...

Duration:01:16:02