Curling, Etcetera: A Whole Bunch of Stuff About the Roaring by Bob Weeks

By Bob Weeks

A lighthearted, fact-filled consultant to the roaring video game: curling

Immensely well known in Canada, curling has captured the hearts of thousands of diehard fans worldwide. packed with quirky characters, interesting evidence, exciting background, and impressive trivialities, this specified consultant provides curlers (and fanatics of the sport) a colourful and infrequently fun examine this singular recreation. With abnormal, humorous factoids on each web page, the booklet sheds gentle at the long-forgotten Downer Disc, a around curling broom, and the way Charlie Kerr, a Brier roller of the '40s, was once thwarted by means of the ash from his personal cigar. This different quantity is the last word bonspiel prize for curling lovers everywhere.Bob Weeks (Toronto, ON) is the editor of the Ontario Curling record and the writer of 3 books.

Show description

Read Online or Download Curling, Etcetera: A Whole Bunch of Stuff About the Roaring Game PDF

Best sports books

Black Belt Healing: A Martial Artist's Guide to Pain Management and Injury Recovery

The best opponent a martial artist will face is soreness. This soreness may possibly present itself within the type of a annoying harm or within the persistent aches and pains that include one of these hugely actual task. even if a martial artist can proceed his perform will be made up our minds via his skill to deal with accidents and to heal fast.

Big Jock: The Real Jock Wallace

Jock Wallace lived a practical no different smooth soccer supervisor. titanic Jock now tells the genuine tale of the guy, the chief and the legend from his early days within the mining village of Wallyford to the jungles of Malaysia, the place he fought with the King's personal Scottish Borderers, and directly to mythical prestige as supervisor of Rangers.

Gentlemen and Sledgers: A History of the Ashes in 100 Quotations

From the distinguished mock obituary following England's first-ever defeat via Australia on domestic soil in 1882, to the on-pitch insults (or 'sledges') of this present day, Ashes cricket has spawned approximately as many memorable rates because it has balls bowled and runs scored.

GENTLEMEN AND SLEDGERS charts the ebb and circulate of Anglo-Australian cricketing fortunes throughout 131 years and 314 fits by way of telling the tales at the back of a hundred memorable Ashes quotations. From speedy bowler Jeff Thomson's vintage 'I get pleasure from hitting a batsman greater than getting him out. i admire to determine blood at the pitch' in 1975, to Michael Clark's infamous suggestion to Jimmy Anderson to 'get prepared for a f****** damaged arm' in 2013, the quotations embody quips, insults, examples of the darkish paintings of sledging—and even the occasional thought of cricketing judgement.

Fireside

Baseball hopeful Bo Crutcher is ready to get his shot on the majors. that's, till lifestyles throws him a curveball. whilst AJ, the son he is by no means met, lands on his doorstep, Bo's lifestyles turns into an entire new ball online game. He wishes help—fast. input Kimberly van Dorn. employed to delicate Bo's tough external for the media, she expects the type of shallow professional athlete she's used to dealing with.

Additional resources for Curling, Etcetera: A Whole Bunch of Stuff About the Roaring Game

Example text

Training: No training for 1 week minimum, ­depending on sport. Once off the playing area, monitor the following: Levels of consciousness It is important to record the levels of consciousness, starting with the least serious and ending with the most serious. Medics often use the letters AVPU to remember the order. A: is person ALERT? V: does person respond to VERBAL commands? P: does person respond to PAIN? U: is person UNCONSCIOUS, not responding to pain? These levels need to be monitored every 5 minutes to see whether the person’s condition is deteriorating.

1 2 3 Find the part of the body that you have injured under the headings: Head, Neck and shoulder, Neck and chest, Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and hand, Back, Hip and pelvis, Upper leg, Knee, Lower leg, Ankle, Foot and toes. If you do not find the area of injury in the first section you try, look in one adjacent. On the diagram that follows the heading, match the area (or areas) that most nearly matches your pain. Remember that pain indicated on a diagram on the right side of the body also, of course, refers to similar pain on the left side.

If you do not find the area of injury in the first section you try, look in one adjacent. On the diagram that follows the heading, match the area (or areas) that most nearly matches your pain. Remember that pain indicated on a diagram on the right side of the body also, of course, refers to similar pain on the left side. This is the Crucial Point of the Self-Diagnosis. You may find two or three possibilities, so a special test, often with a diagram, will help to identify your specific injury. But, you might have to try out all the possibilities to ensure correct diagnosis.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.36 of 5 – based on 22 votes