Who are we?

Who are we? Each of us on Team Potter grew up competing in a sport that many people are just now beginning to hear about: curling. It's a sport of strategy, strength, skill and camaraderie. In the fall and winter months we spend much of our time practicing and competing in bonspiels both in the USA and internationally; and in the off-season, we train and prepare ourselves for the competitive season. We are currently training for the 2014 Olympic Trials. Follow this blog to check in on our competitive season.

Friday, December 26, 2008

Extra curricular activities while in Eveleth!

While staying at the Potter's we had fun in the snow. We may pick up semi-professional sledding!

Saturday, December 20, 2008

Super One Shootout in Eveleth

Things are shaping up nicely in the Super One Shootout!  We had a great first set of games to qualify through the A bracket.  Tomorrow, Sunday, we'll start the playoff games at 9 am.  Hopefully we'll play at noon and 3 pm as well.
Thanks for all your support!  Good curling!

Tuesday, December 16, 2008


It's freezing here in the Twin Cities. -9 degrees with more snow on the way! After I got home last night, I bundled up and shoveled the sidewalk which took about 20 minutes. Then I lifted weights, but I was already tired from lifting and pushing snow around. Ah MN :)

Monday, December 8, 2008

Mixed Doubles Recap

What a fun weekend! Corrie and I were 5-2 after the round-robin and finished in 3rd place in pool B, just one game shy of making the semi-finals. Laura and Nate G. finished the same as us in the A pool with a 5-2 record. Jackie and Ryan finished 6-1 and were #1 in the A pool, with Jamie and Nate H. finishing #2. Both teams advanced to the semi's and had great games there. Congrats to Team Clark, who won the Mixed Doubles competition and congrats also to my sister and husband for playing a great final against them.

The weekend was made especially fun in the down-time by staying at the Larsmont Cottages just outside of Two Harbors. The 4 of us and our teammates rented a 3-bedroom cottage that included 3 1/2 baths, a gourmet kitchen, living room with TV, DVD, and stereo, dining room, jacuzzi tubs in the bathrooms, outdoor grill and a wonderful location next to Lake Superior. We cooked up some delicious meals including chili, fajitas, spaghetti, and venison along with baking cookies. It was a great weekend to work on our draws and finesse shots without relying on too much sweeping.