Our men in Ostersund: L-R Glen Muirhead, Scott Macleod, Scott Andrews, Gordon McDougall and David Reid. In front is Gordon Muirhead.
Gordon Muirhead and Nancy Murdoch
Today was the opportunity for the teams to practise for fifteen minutes on every sheet. The Draw shot challenge (Team Draw Shot Distance) was also carried out. Each member of the team throws one stone, with sweeping as necessary, and the distances each is away from the tee are added together. We liked Scott Macleod's effort, above!
The ice looked good, keen, and there was a good draw. All looks promising for some great curling this week. Real-time results from the World juniors will be available at www.curlingkanalen.se. The event host website is www.wjcc2008.org.
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