Countries This sport is popular in all over the World, but it is most popular in United States, Canada, Spain and in the north of Europe. It was invented in Scottland in 1541.
Measures <ul><li>There is a pitch of 45.5 metres long and 4.75 metres wide. </li></ul>
How to play <ul><li>To play you have to throw a rock and other 2 people called sweepers sweep in front of the rock to leave it in the centre of a circle . </li></ul>
Curling broom <ul><li>The curling broom, or brush, is used to sweep the ice surface in the path of the stone, and is also often used as a balancing aid during delivery of the stone. </li></ul>
Curling shoes <ul><li>Curling shoes are similar to ordinary athletic shoes except that they have dissimilar soles; the slider shoe is designed for the off foot (or sliding foot) and the non-sliding shoe for the hack foot. </li></ul>
Curling pants <ul><li>Made to be stretchy to accommodate the curling delivery. </li></ul>
Stopwatch <ul><li>To time the stones while sweeping to get a feel of the speed of the stone. Stopwatches can be attached either to clothing or the broom itself. </li></ul>
Curling gloves and mittens <ul><li>Curling gloves and mittens, to keep the hands warm and improve grip on the broom. </li></ul>
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