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 ...
Origins and ancient history of curling. Olympic history, equipment and rules.
Stone, rock, shoes, broom. the roaring game nickname origins.
Feb 17, 2010 ... The stones used to play it are made from the granite of one tiny volcanic ... '
running edge' makes the Scottish stone unbeatable, experts say.
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 ...
Feb 14, 2014 ... If curling ice was flat, the stone would move barely halfway across the ... Today,
Brown says, “manufactured ice is way better than it could ever ...
May 30, 2014 ... In recent years, [granite] curling stones have been manufactured in Scotland ...
their stone would curl around an opposition rock and be hidden.
Curling made its Olympic debut at the original Olympic Games in 1924. ... Like a
bowling ball hooks (or curves) down an alley, so too does the stone as it glides ...
Physics Of Curling — The Curling Stone Curling stones are thick stone disks
made of heavy, polished granite, with a handle attached to the top (shown in the
Sep 1, 2013 ... And they will be using Kays-produced Ailsa Craig stones, which have ... that it
takes almost two hours from start to finish to make a stone".
Kays Scotland is renowned for making the best curling stones in the world used
by The Winter ... Kays Scotland manufacture and export the unique Ailsa Craig
curling stone to top rinks around the world. ... All our stones are made using the