With the Winter 2006 Olympics bringing Canada our first gold medalin curling, the sport's popularity is at an all-time high in thiscountry, and its international presence is growing. In the fiveyears since the publication of the first edition of Curling ForDummies
, Canadian attendance at curling tournaments andviewership of televised curling has skyrocketed. Twenty new nationshave joined the World Curling Federation.
Curling’s profile isn't the only thing that's changedsince the first edition was published — so too have thegame's rules, equipment, and technique. Profiles of players,listings of television coverage and events, and memorable curlingshots also need to be updated for the second edition. As the mostcomprehensive and up-to-date book available, Curling ForDummies will remain the ultimate curling book, for fans,players, and coaches.