British Curling, the organisation charged with selecting, supporting and preparing the British curling teams for the Vancouver Olympics, is seeking to register those curlers who wish to be considered for the Great Britain Olympic curling squads for the Winter Olympic Games in 2010.
An athlete information pack is now available, covering the selection process, timelines and eligibility for Vancouver 2010. The information packs can be obtained by contacting:
British Curling Admin Support
Scottish Institute of Sport
Stirling FK9 5PH
Only athletes who are eligible for the Great Britain Team and who have a genuine aspiration and realistic ability to compete in the medal zone at the Vancouver Winter Olympic Games 2010 should return a registration of interest.
The closing date for applications is September 30, 2007.
Squads of eight athletes are to be selected in the first instance, these to be cut down to teams of five players. An outline of British Curling's Performance Plan, announced in July, may be found here.
The photos below of the British teams in action at Pinerolo 2006 are by Hugh Stewart.
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