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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curling

The curling stone or rock is made of granite ... The only part of the stone in contact with the ice is the running surface, a narrow, flat ...

simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curling

Curling stones are made of granite. They are heavy, weighing 38-40 pounds (17- 20kg). There is a handle on the top of each stone to help slide and turn the ...

www.olympic.org/curling-equipment-and-history

Origins and ancient history of curling. Olympic history, equipment and rules. Stone, rock, shoes, broom. the roaring game nickname origins.

www.curlingstone.com

A curling stone, the puck used in curling, is made of granite, but it is not just any granite – it is blue hone granite that can be found only off the coast of Scotland ...

www.real-world-physics-problems.com/physics-of-curling.html

The physics of curling and why a curling stone curls on the ice. ... Curling stones are thick stone disks made of heavy, polished granite, with a handle attached to ...

www.petershamcurling.org/intro.shtml

They evolved into what are now matched sets of fairly uniformly made stones. ... This allows the stone to go farther, more accurately, and pick up more 'curl' than ...

mentalfloss.com/article/23982/what-exactly-curling

Feb 7, 2014 ... The playing surface in curling is called "the sheet. ... When the stone touches the pebble, there's friction, which can slow down the stone and .... it's remembered as one of the most distinctive structures ever built for the games.

www.dummies.com/sports/curling-for-dummies-cheat-sheet

Rock: Also known as a stone, the granite playing utensil that a curler delivers. ... The rink is made up of four players: the lead, the second, the third (also called ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=What+Is+A+Curling+Disc+Made+Of&v=eUy9ake9q8w
Jan 17, 2008 ... thats for a sheet of stones 8 of each colour. a lot of precise work is put into each stone doesn't sount that crazy to me when you think about how ...