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Curling By: Christine
History of Curling• Curling came from the 16th century – Scottish slid  rocks around on ice• Became an Olympic medal sport...
History of Curling, cont.• During the 1924 Winter Olympics was the first time  men’s curling was played officially interna...
Rules• Each team has four people, two teams compete in a  game• Each team slides two stones• Teams gain one point for each...
Rules, cont.• The sweeping motion is side to side• A delivered stone can be swept until the stone  reaches the tee line• T...
Websites Used•   http://www.curldc.org/about/history.php•   http://www.curldc.org/about/basics.php•   http://www.curlingba...
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  1. 1. Curling By: Christine
  2. 2. History of Curling• Curling came from the 16th century – Scottish slid rocks around on ice• Became an Olympic medal sport in 1988• First rules drawn in Scotland in 1838• Queen Victoria approved of curling and allowed the name change of the Grand Caledonian Curling Club to the Royal Caledonian Curling Club• International curling events took place in Europe and America in the 19th century
  3. 3. History of Curling, cont.• During the 1924 Winter Olympics was the first time men’s curling was played officially internationally• In 1932, curling was listed again but as a demonstration sport• In Edinburgh of 1957, the formation of an international organization was considered• In 1959, Scotland and Canada launched the men’s Scotch Cup series• In 1965, the International Curling Federation was created
  4. 4. Rules• Each team has four people, two teams compete in a game• Each team slides two stones• Teams gain one point for each rock that is within the house and closer to the center than the opponents rocks• The curling stone is circular, has a diameter no bigger than 36 in, a height no higher than 4.5 inches, and a weight between 44 and 38 lbs• If a stone is broken during the game, a replacement stone is placed where the largest piece landed
  5. 5. Rules, cont.• The sweeping motion is side to side• A delivered stone can be swept until the stone reaches the tee line• The stone must be released from the hand before it reaches the hog line• Each shirt and jacket has the player’s surname in 5.08 cm letters in the upper back of the shirt• If a moving stone is touched by the team that the stone belongs to, the stone will be removed
  6. 6. Websites Used• http://www.curldc.org/about/history.php• http://www.curldc.org/about/basics.php• http://www.curlingbasics.com/• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Curling_stones_on_rink_with_visible_pebble.jpg• http://www.cbc.ca/olympics/history/story/2009/11/26/spo-essentials-curling.html• http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/curling-usa.jpg• http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/7/7a/Curling_Canada_Torino_2006.jpg/30• http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-ReE9-teVufY/TaIpVAgoQMI/AAAAAAAABQ0/Amnqa-bZQE0/s1600/mewp• http://images.businessweek.com/ss/06/02/olympic_gear/image/5-curling.jpg• http://www.acac.ab.ca/media/images/2009-10%20pics/CurlingRocks.jpg• http://www.upenn.edu/recreation/sports/clubpages/pictures/Curling%20at%20BGSU.jpg

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