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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.

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

Feb 7, 2014 ... The playing surface in curling is called "the sheet. ... can slow down the stone and makes it curl away from its straight path to the house. .... “It's made it possible for me to see 100 percent more than I would in the stands, but not ...

www.kayscurling.com

Kays Scotland is renowned for making the best curling stones in the world used by The Winter ... Kays Curling manufacture and export the unique Ailsa Craig curling stone to top rinks around the world. ... All our stones are made using the

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.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 ...

www.businessinsider.com/why-curlers-sweep-the-ice-2014-2

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 ...

globalsportsdevelopment.org/curling-stone-made

People are often fascinated to learn that curling stones are made of granite from only TWO quarries in the whole world — in Scotland and Wales. The island of ...