In the 22nd episode (Season 4) Lori and Mary do a deep dive into the Women's World Championship which took place in Silkeborg, Denmark. This is the first time in 20 years that Team Canada failed to qualify for the playoffs so Lori and Mary discuss what could have contributed to the result: whether Canadian teams are as prepared for international events as other countries, how to handle wearing the maple leaf in curling and what can be done when an athlete is struggling. The girls talk about the downside of social media and the onslaught of negative comments about Team Carey and whether that contributed to the outcome of the week. Congratulations to Team Switzerland on the extra end win over Team Sweden in a thrilling gold medal game. Lori and Mary talk about recent team changes, mixed doubles and so much more! Thank for to the following sponsors for this episode: JetIce, CurlingZone and Asham. And thank you all for listening - please enjoy!
In this 21st Episode (Season 4) Lori and Mary finally have a chance to record the Brier recap after being away commentating at the U18 Ontario Provincial Championships all week. They discuss the action at the Brier as the teams made their way into the Championship pool and how there was a clear divide between the top 4 teams and everyone else. Lori and Mary discuss the final playoff weekend and how the teams fared. Congratulations to Team Alberta (Kevin Koe) with his dominant performance all week, defeating Team Wildcard in the final. The girls also discuss who received the awards at the Brier, how there was not many upsets in this Brier field and how Team PEI quickly became a favourite amongst fans. Lori and Mary caught up on other recent curling news: Brier and Scotties TV viewership numbers released, Team Homan declining her spot at the Curling World Cup and Team Jones filling in and some more team announcements. Thank you for listening and please enjoy the episode! Thank you to the following sponsors of this episode: CurlingZone, Asham and JetIce!
In this 20th Episode (Season 4) Lori and Mary get caught up on Mary's weekend commentating at the Ontario Mixed Doubles Provincial Championships. Conversation quickly turns to the opening weekend at the Brier: Wildcard game, picks for the preliminary round, which teams have impressed and which teams need to step it up. Lori and Mary discuss the new men's uniforms and should men wear hats? The Hot Topic for this episode is whether or not the men should be earning over double the amount that the women earn for winning the National Championship. Also covered is more curling news, team break ups and curling events coming up. Mary does a special interview with her Dad, Gord Bowman about attending over 30 Briers in his lifetime! Thank you for listening and please enjoy the episode. Thank you to the following sponsors: Asham, JetIce and CurlingZone