The three amigos are back—before one of them jets to China.
The guys are back together as they catch up on everything happening in and around U.S. curling including the cancellation of the 2022 U.S. Nationals and more, including a look back on the U.S. Olympic Trials.
“The Godfather” Joe Calabrese also talks with Laura Yee and Courtney Shaw of the Potomac CC and JayCee Cooper (Four Seasons CC) about increasing diversity in the sport and the how-tos of creating an inclusive environment.
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The No. 1 U.S. curling podcast is back for the start of season five—and just in time for the U.S. Olympic Team Trials beginning this weekend at Baxter Arena in Omaha, Nebraska!
TESN co-founder “The Godfather” Joe Calabrese along with Dustin “Specks” Tomasetti take your through a quick recap of everything that’s happened so far this fall, including the U.S. Olympic Trials for Mixed Doubles and the U.S. wheelchair curlers securing Team USA a coveted spot at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games.
Finally, Joe and Specks break down the women’s and men’s Trials fields along with their picks of who will punch their ticket to the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. And their picks might surprise you!
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An epic hogged stone controversy caps a most unusual championship and season.
One more show before the summer break, as the Extra Extra End podcast look back at the 2021 U.S. National Curling Championships in Wausau, Wisconsin. Teams Christensen and Dropkin each captured their first national championships while Vicky Persinger and Chris Plys teamed to win the Mixed Doubles title.
“The Godfather” Joe Calabrese, Dustin “Specks” Tomasetti and Price Atkinson recap it all, with a deep dive into the Dropkin-Ruohonen hogged stone controversy from round-robin play.
Catch up on all our past episodes as you enjoy your summer!
Team Peterson x 2 (world women’s and mixed doubles), Canadian #curling culture, plus the start of USA Nationals!
We’re on the heels of the 2021 U.S. Curling Nationals starting next week in Wausau, Wisconsin, while the U.S. Mixed Doubles Nationals are underway. “The Godfather” Joe Calabrese, Dustin “Specks” Tomasetti and Price Atkinson break down what they expect to happen with picks for both the men and women.
In addition, they hit on Team Peterson bringing home the world women’s bronze and update Tab Peterson and Joe Polo’s quest for hardware at the World Mixed Doubles Championship going on right now in Aberdeen, Scotland.
This week we’re checking in on Team USA’s progress at the ongoing women's world championship. USA’s Team Peterson is sitting primed for a playoff spot, while Canada is fighting just to get in. Meanwhile, the men’s and women’s fields have been announced for the upcoming 2021 USA Curling National Championships. Who are the favorites and which could be the surprise teams?
It was a mess. And your favorite podcasters do not hold back.
In episode 8 of this pandemic curling season, hosts Price Atkinson, Dustin “Specks” Tomasetti and Rebecca Andrew look back at the debacle and failed handling of the false positive test results involving Team USA at the end of the recent Men’s World Championship.
The host and guests also look ahead to the Women’s World Championship starting this weekend at the curling bubble in Calgary.
U.S. curling is back, sparked to life by the world men’s championship.
Price Atkinson, Host
Price hosts The Extra Extra End Podcast for TESN.US. Episodes drop every Friday during the curling season.
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