In the 15th Episode (Season 5) Lori and Mary get caught up after a very busy weekend of curling and Lori may be suffering from a little burnout. The girls break down the results and what happened in the Scotties/Tankard playdowns in NS, NB, Quebec, Alberta and Sask. Congratulations to all the teams who won their provincials! Lori and Mary watched so much live streaming of these events that they offer a few tips to the commentators and even throw in a few Dirty Curling Talk phrases they heard. The girls chat about the Canadian Junior Championships: results, format including inviting 2 provincial runner ups to participate, changing the timing of the National Championships next season and selecting a team who will represent Canada at the Worlds because of it. Congratulations to Team Zacharias (Manitoba) and Team Gautier (Manitoba2) on winning the Canadian Juniors! Thank you to JetIce, HardLine and CurlingZone for sponsoring this episode, please enjoy!
In the 14th Episode (Season 5) Lori and Mary discuss the latest Grand Slam of Curling which was held in Yorkton, Sask: weather affecting ice, triple knockout format, how the Continental Cup teams performed and 60 second recaps. Congratulations to Team Hasselbourg and Team Jacobs on winning 3 Grand Slams in a row. The girls talk about the latest Scotties and Tankard results as attention shifts towards Season of Champions events. Lori and Mary receive feedback about their discussion regarding the mixed scramble game at the Continental Cup and address that in an "Ask The Girls" segement. Lori and Mary are GIVING AWAY 2 week long passes to the Ontario Scotties and Tankard which will begin in Cornwall next week. Thank you to HardLine, CurlingZone and JetIce for sponsoring this epsiode. Please enjoy!
In the 13th Episode (Season 5) Lori and Mary discuss their road trip to the Continental Cup which was held in London, Ontario to sold out crowds. The girls chat about their experiences while they were there, the dominant performance by Team Europe, team dynamics during the mixed scramble game skipped by Rachel Homan, jerseys and nicknames and so much more. During their time at the Continental Cup, Lori and Mary interview coach Jeff Stoughton regarding Team Canada's performance, preparation, fun questions and even a "curlers confession". Lori interviews Tracy Fleury about her team, teammates, goals, baby news and her experience at the Continental Cup. Mary chats to Ben Hebert about his 11th Continental Cup experience, where his nickname "Meat" came from, how much he has paid in fines and a "curlers confession". Thank you to HardLine, JetIce and CurlingZone for sponsoring this episode. Please enjoy!
In the 12th Episode (Season 5) Lori and Mary get caught up after the holiday break: what they were up to, Christmas holidays and New Years and what some of their favourite curlers did over the break....including which curler has recently announced a new addition to their family?! Mary filled Lori in on a couple cool opportunities that she was a part of: coaching a Swiss team at the TCA Championships and assisting in a fun filled night at the Whitby curling club. Lori discusses her top 10 stories of 2019. And Lori and Mary pick who they feel won the decade challenge in the curling world! Thank you to the following sponsors for this episode: JetIce, CurlingZone and HardLine. Please enjoy!