Ten fun facts about Curling
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Canada is the world leader in curling and has won 27 of a possible 42 Men's World Championships.
Curling has been an olympic sport since 1998.
Curling player Paul Gowsell once ordered a pizza to ice level during a match, briefly earning him the nickname “Pizza Paul”.
A curling rink in Halifax, Canada, was used as a temporary morgue for bodies recovered from the Titanic disaster. Fact 5:
Curling was founded by Scots in 1541,Fact 6:
There is about 1,2 million registered curling players in the world.Fact 7:
The first World Championship was held in 1958.Fact 8:
The maximum weight of a curling stone is 44 pounds or 20 kilograms.Fact 9:
The oldest know curling stone bears the date 1511.Fact 10:
In Canada curling is as popular as ice hockey. Go to more sport facts ❯
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