Lovers of curling are passionate about the game. More than 1 million Canadians curl at 1,000 curling clubs nationwide, and television ratings for curling events are often higher than for Hockey Night in Canada. Russ Howard, one of the biggest names in elite curling, shows you how to put everything you can into your game.
Russ Howard has won every curling prize going. He's racked up a record-breaking 107 Brier wins; he's a multiple World Championship winner; and he was named "Curler of the Century" by Sweep magazine. He is also a 2006 Olympic gold-medal winner as a member of Canada's famous "Team Gushue." With three decades of experience, Russ has a unique ability to blend the mental and physical sides of curling, and a huge talent for strategizing and acing near-impossible shots.
Curl to Win is his best advice for improving both your skill level and your understanding of the game. He gives you tips on creating a game plan, choosing the best shot, the arts of sweeping and delivery and what to do in twenty common game scenarios.
Fully illustrated with step-by-step photographs and diagrams, Curl to Win is the essential guide for all curlers, from amateurs to Olympians.