Thursday, February 15, 2007

February 2007 Activity -- Curling

Potomac Curling Club
The Ice Garden
Laurel, MD
Thursday, February 15, 2007
Cost: FREE

Be honest. If you're like the Dilettantes, there was probably some curling mockery somewhere in your past. You watched it during the Olympics and thought, "Really? You push a stone down the ice and then sweep? And that's an Olympic SPORT?"

Well, we had a bit of a change of heart after being instructed to strap teflon pads to our feet and trying to stay upright while pushing a huge granite stone down the rink.

Our instructor, F.L., taught us some curling terminology such as:
burn the rock
the hog line