Russian Curling Team Awesomeness - Sochi 2014

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  1. Guitarhack

    Guitarhack Senior Member

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    Leave it to the brilliant Russians to devise a plan to invigorate a less than invigorating sport. Bravo Russia.

    I will now be watching the curling competition and waving my Russian flag.

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JXyi7hFT26w]Far From Home Olympic Curling: Team Sidorova / Team Russia - YouTube[/ame]

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ktroP_vp-JM]Ice Maidens: Russian curling team is ready to win - YouTube[/ame]

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NNCmgOBTJ34]CURLING: Anna Sidorova - Skip - Team Russia (2012 European Curling Champions) - YouTube[/ame]
     
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  2. PraXis

    PraXis V.I.P. Member

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    I would watch Curling if it involved firearms somehow, like that one event where they have to ski, shoot targets, ski, repeat. :laugh2:
     
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  3. colchar

    colchar Banned

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    I watch curling regularly, and have played it more times than I can count, so I will definitely be watching. But I don't expect the Russians to accomplish much.
     
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  4. Bill h

    Bill h Banned

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    Ahhhhhhhh yes, d'em sexy curlers, it's not enough though, they would have to be naked for me to consider watching this less then exciting sport...... Sport?
     
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  5. FUS44

    FUS44 Senior Member

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    They have a place in my house when the Olympics are over. I'll even supply the brooms.
     
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    KSG_Standard Senior Member

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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EP6Qb7rzBmA]Men with Brooms (6/11) Movie CLIP - Beavers (2002) HD - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    Lampens Senior Member

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    This reminds me of this. :D
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vAtBVRFD_Zg]HAMMERFALL - Hearts On Fire (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO) - YouTube[/ame]
     
  8. PeteK

    PeteK Senior Member

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    I'm predicting Mexico for the gold medal this year!

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p7w_S5zme5Y]Consuela Curling - YouTube[/ame]
     
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  9. geochem1st

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    :laugh2::laugh2:
     
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  10. LesLuvva

    LesLuvva Senior Member

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    Come on, Geo. How many times in your life will you get to meet the Nigerian Royal Family? You've got to do it.
     
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    I'm in it for the 'top level Olympic Freesking Training' in Breckenridge, Co. :laugh2:
     
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  12. Hack

    Hack Senior Member

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    I always say how boring it is and its not really a sport and so on, but 3 hours later your on the edge of your seat yelling "SWEEP TO THE LEFT"!
     
  13. PeteK

    PeteK Senior Member

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    Last winter Olympics, I was working nightshift and had nothing better to do. NBC had all kinds of Olympic vids to watch and our shift at work got waaaaay into curling. We were screaming and yelling and getting all jacked up when someone got a 5 ender! Too bad the US team sucked last time. Maybe we'll do better this time around.
     
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  14. Rocco Crocco

    Rocco Crocco Senior Member

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    I sometimes work in a russian neighborhood in Philly... it seems like every Russian female under 30 is beautiful, every one over 35, not so much. They get very hefty and haggard quickly. Just an observation...
     
  15. Pennyman

    Pennyman Senior Member

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    Strategy, skill, a bit of luck. Brief moments of action followed by longer stretches of watching the team talk, discuss options, and get set up for the next play.

    Sounds a bit like the NFL.
     
  16. PeteK

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    I like that when the captain of the 2004 US Men's Curling Team was asked what the team training regimen is, he replied "We drink beer and go curling."
     
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  17. GuitarDean

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    ehhhh yeah... no. It's boring with or without hot babes, nice try
     
  18. krakatoa1313

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    Maybe they could incorporate this maneuver.




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