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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 ...

Curling Equipment and History - Olympic Sport History

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

Curling is a game of - Petersham Curling Club

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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 ...

Curling Stone

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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 ...

Why Curlers Sweep The Ice - Business Insider

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Feb 14, 2014 ... That's because the curling stone has a tendency to tip forward as it slides ... Instead the surface has little bumps, called "pebbled" ice, made by ...

Winter Olympics: Curling - Infoplease

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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 ...

Curling Stones - Canada Curling Stone

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New Blue Trefor Granite Curling Stones with Blue Hone Granite Insert Running Surfaces. Price based on 1 sheet of 16 stones and does not include handles.

Curling 101 | Winchester Curling Club

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The Basics The Curling Rink The Curling Stone Delivery of the Stone The Game ... They evolved into what are now matched sets of fairly uniformly made stones.

Curling Basics | Park City Curling Club

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The Very Basics Curling is played within a curling rink on a playing surface ice ... 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 ...

Curling Basics - European Curling Federation

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The original curling stone - or 'rock' - used in Scotland, was just a large chunk of ... This evolved into the 42 pound rocks we use today, which are made of granite  ...

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Not just any rock: curling stones' special granite comes from ... - NRC

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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.

Physics Of Curling - Real World Physics Problems

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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  ...

How much does a curling stone weigh? | Reference.com

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Curling stones weigh 44 pounds and originate from a small island off the coast of Scotland. The stones are made from two different types of...