Carl Lewis stopped by and declared himself a fan, as did King Harald of Norway. Dwight Schrute is keeping track of the goings-on at this venue. So I stopped by the Olympic Centre to find out what all the buzz was about. What it boils down to, I’ve concluded, is curling people know how to party.
I’m not necessarily talking about the heavily-favored Canadian men’s team, which charged through round-robin play with a 9-0 record and will face Sweden in Thursday’s semifinal. Team Canada’s idea of a scintillating night is a good game of whist before bed.
“You want to see a competitive team,” said team member Marc Kennedy, “you just gotta see us play cards against one another.”