CBS New York

Date: 2017-08-18

Looking For A Fun Way To Cool Off? Try Curling


“Sweet Spot,” by Mike Sugerman

OYSTER BAY, N.Y. (WCBS 880) – When the weather is hot outside, come inside.

Grab a broom. We’re going to sweep.

We’re going curling.

You’ve seen the sport if you’ve ever watched the Olympics. That’s how Bobby Iadanza got into it.

“My dad’s a contractor,” he said. “When I told him about curling, he said, ‘it’s a perfect sport for you, because no one is better with a broom than you.’”

All curlers know, it looks kind of goofy. And it’s hard to explain.

“I have curly hair. So when I tell people I’m a curler, they say, ‘but you already have curly hair,’” said Dafna Stemple. “Or they think it’s weight curling. But I tell them it’s like shuffleboard on ice, with physics.”

Physics. Well yeah – that’s a cold, hard fact.


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