Charming Sport Over Ice

“Here at Naseby, a seriously small town in Central Otago region, I meet Sean Becker, a former Olympic curling representative and current member of the New Zealand men’s team, his father, Peter Becker, and other keen curlers who are life members of the New Zealand Curling Association,” Caroline Gladstone writes for The Age. “Curling is known as ‘lawn bowls on ice’, but I think that description gravely undersells its charm as well as its competitiveness. Naseby is the home of the sport as well as the International Curling Rink, the only indoor rink in the southern hemisphere. Some newcomers are sweeping like mad spring-cleaners; others have their brooms in the air. This is curling and it’s such good clean fun.”

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