by Terry Kolesar – USA Curling

USA Curling Notes
Sept. 15, 2009
Your contact: Terry Kolesar,, (715) 344-1199, Ext. 202

Featured items:
2010 Olympic Team members begin competitive seasons
2009-10 Media Guide now available
Bismarck to host junior camp in October

Road to Vancouver – The 2010 Olympic men’s and women’s curling teams* will be in action this weekend at the AMJ Campbell Shorty Jenkins Classic in Brockville, Ontario. This is the first competition of a busy year for the Olympic teams led by John Shuster (Duluth, Minn.) and Debbie McCormick (Rio, Wis.). The event also features 2006 Olympic bronze medalist Pete Fenson’s team and 2010 Olympic Team Trials-Curling runner-up Patti Lank (Lewiston, N.Y.). After completing seven training camps this summer, the 2010 Olympic team members recently traveled to Switzerland to complete their training and take part in light competition with European teams. The teams both finished with winning records. Follow online at:

Hot Off the Presses – A PDF copy of the 2009-10 USA Curling Media Guide & Directory may now be downloaded from the USA Curling website at A complete 2010 Olympic Team – Curling media kit will be published in early October and posted online as well. If you’d like to receive print versions of either of these publications, please contact Terry Kolesar,

Fourth Junior Camp Slated – A junior camp will take place Oct. 23-25 at the Capital Curling Club in Bismarck, N.D. This is the final of four junior camps taking place this summer and fall. The No Boundaries Bonspiel will be held in conjunction with the camp. To find out more about the camp, visit the USA Curling website at:

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