Ice Gold (Paperback)
Canada's Curling Champions
ECW Press, 9781770412477, 240pp.
Publication Date: October 14, 2014
The women's team, which hails from Winnipeg, and the men's team, based in Sault Ste. Marie, dominated the Sochi Olympic curling events, setting records and capturing the hearts of millions of Canadians. Now Winnipeg Sun sports editor Ted Wyman shares the stories of Canada's favourite curlers. With exclusive interviews and in-depth profiles, Ice Gold delves into each player's beginnings in the sport, the formation of the teams, their road to the Olympics, and their gold-medal triumphs.Learn how Jennifer Jones and Jill Officer became an inseparable tandem after meeting at the Highlander Curling Club; how two brothers, E.J. and Ryan Harnden, and their cousin, Brad Jacobs, went from aspiring hockey players to gold-medal curlers; and how Mike Babcock's inspiring words helped the men's curling team out of their early Olympic slump.