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RockTalk

Resby Coutts hosts the curling world’s only regularly scheduled hour-long radio show dedicated to providing curling news, information, and opinion, weekly on Mondays at 7PM (CST) on CFRW 1290. Victoria Curling Club's Mitch Tarapasky is a regular co-host for the 2009-2010 season which got underway October 26 with the support of Gold Sponsors CurlManitoba, Scoop & Save and Saper Agencies

Listen live on-air or on-line (www.cfrw.ca). The complete program is also available here in mp3 format. (Early editions are available in four segments) Choose the one(s) you wish to hear OR hear again by clicking on the program dateline.

2009-2010 Season:
APRIL19: Former Champion and RockTalk regular Randy Dutiaume joins Resby Coutts and Mitch Tarapasky to re-cap season highlights and to discuss the recommendations of the CurlManitoba Safeway Championship Review Committee. The April 19 edition of RockTalk ends the seaosn - tentative fall 2010 start date is October 18.

APRIL12: Kerry Burtnyk's lead Garth Smith was a guest on the April 12 edition of RockTalk on CFRW, with a look ahead to the Players Championship along with comments and opinions on a range of curling topics and issues. Burtnyk makes an interview appearance to talk about the first competitive appearance of his daughters who reached the semi-final of the Canada Games Trials. Kerri Flett comments on her first Players Championship invitation and Shirley Lank, Prince Edward Island Curling Association President has comments on Stick Curling and the Dominion Club Champions Championship.

APRIL 5: Host Resby Coutts is joined by Sean Grassie in CFRW's RockTalk Studio with recollections of his World Mixed Doubles appearance a year ago in Cortina, Italy - site of the Capital One Men's Worlds currently underway. Grassie talks about this year's Manitoba Mixed and about issues facing the sport of curling, including his thoughts on re-structuring Safeway Championship qualifying. The program includes a tribute to Ray Turnbull prepared by Grassie as a project in his Red River College Communications program. Manitoba Mixed champion Terry McNamee and 2010 Manitoba Curling Hall of Fame inductees Georgina Anderson and Rick Mutton make interview appearances.

MARCH 29: Host Resby Coutts and co-host Mitch Tarapasky are joined by former Manitoba Champion Randy Dutiaume. They track the progress of the final game of the MNP Mixed Championship, won by Terry McNamee-Hamiota. Dutiaume brings the competitors perspective to the discussion as he discusses strategy and the challenges of competing on extremely keen ice which the Stonewall CC offered curlers for the championship. Kerri Flett makes an interview appearance with comments on the MNP event in Stonewall. The extended discussion tocuhes on proposals for shortening the championships, including 8 end games, no extra ends and no tiebreakers - all topics ot be discussed at the upcoming World Curling Federation meetings.  Dutiaume also looks forward to the first meeting of the Safeway Championship Review committee.

MARCH 22: Host Resby Coutts brings you a memory from radio of the 1950's - a snippet of a live broadcast fo the final rocks of the 1953 Brier, with commentary by Cactus Jack Wells and Ken Watson. An interview with Bob Picken explains the challenges of a radio broadcast of a curling game and the Canadian broadcast legend recalls his own days of curling braodcasts. CurlMantoba Executive Director Shane Ray, in an interview appearance, invites and challenges Manitoba curlers to get involved in setting future direction by joining the Board of Governors.  Former Masters Champion Ray Orr and Manitoba Stick Curling Champion Earl Stephenson talk about their successes with the delivery stick.

MARCH 15: Host Resby Coutts is joined by Mitch Tarapasky and John Bubbs. Manitoba Masters champion Ron Westcott makes an interview appearance to talk about his masters championship team and to express opinions on the Masters championship format and on a suggestion that Manitoba Seniors play be eight-end games. Granite CC President Frank Clark makes an interview appearance to talk about planned renovations to 'the Mother Club' and a fund-rasingprogram about to be undertaken.

MARCH 8: Host Resby Coutts is joined by Cathy Gauthier and the CCA's Danny Lamoureux to talk about the Manitoba Mixed zone results and the November 2010 Canadian Mixed at Morris. 2009 Canadian Champion Sean Grassie, a 2010 zone winner, makes and interview appearance. A interview with Jennifer Jones focuses attention on the coming weekend's DEKALB SuperSpiel in Morris as well as the upcoming Women's Worlds in Swift Current. Gauthier and Lamoureux share ideas on how curling can take advantage of the excitement surrounding curling as a result of Olympic TV exposure.

MARCH 1: Host Resby Coutts is joined by Mitch Tarapasky and CurlManitoba Executive Director Shane Ray to talk about impressions of the Olympic Games. Team Martin driver Scott Grant is an interview guest. iscussions extend into the Manitoba Senior Championships with an interview appearance by rookie senior Bob Sigurdson, finalist in the Senior Men's. Ray talks about format changes in qualifying which will be implemented for the 2010-2011 seaosn.

FEBRUARY 22: Host Resby Coutts is joined by Jill Officer in a Vancouver Games special edition. Officer talks about dealing with the disappointment of not winning the Canadian Curling Trials, her experiences as an RBC Olympian-a community Ambassador role she has played for the past 18 months, and the upcoming Ford World Championship. Three Manitobans make interview appearances. Free Press writer Ed Tait talks about his first Olympic Games; TSN commentator Cathy Gauthier talks about the curling, her experiences, and her expanded broadcast role; and Head Ice Technician Hans Wuthrich talks about the atmosphere in the curling venue and the challenges of making ice in Vancouver.

FEBRUARY 15: Host Resby Coutts is joined by Manitoba champions Jeff Stoughton, Kevin Park, Rob Fowler & Steve Gould in intervioews conducted after their Safeway Championship wins. Also making interview appearances are Mike McEwen & Kerry Burtnyk, Jill Officer, George Pauls (Curler of Distinction Award recipient), Wayne Pauls (Steinbach co-chair), Reg Black (Beausejour), Markus Eggler (Swiss Olympian), Lorne Hamblin (Swiss Coach), John Shuster (US Olympian), and Paul Webster (CCA Man's Olympic Assistant Coach).

FEBRUARY 8: Host Resby Coutts is joined by regular co-host Mitch Tarapasky and former Manitoba champion Randy Dutiuame in a review of the past week in Manitoba curling, including a discussion of the Scotties successof Jennifer Jones and her team and the recent announcement of the Manitoba Curling Hall of Fame's 2010 inductees. Lead Doug Armstrong makes an interview appearance to talk about the 1999 Jeff Stoughton team which will be honoured this year. The seeds and draw for the upcoming Safeway Championship, in which Dutiaume will compete, are discussed in detail.

FEBRUARY 1: Host Resby Coutts highlights Curl Manitoba's 122nd MCA Men's Bonspiel with interview appearances by Safeway Championship berth winner Jim Kirkness, Bonspiel Champion David Hamblin, Norwegian Junior Frode Bjerke, Curl Manitoba President Jim Strath and a random selection of other bonspiel competitors including Bill Burkett, Gar Chin, Steve Gould, Mark Olson, Daryll Hogg, Brent Strachan, and Don Nelson.

JANUARY 25: Host Resby Coutts and co-host Mitch Tarapasky are joined by former Manitoba champion John Bubbs for a discussion of the Canadian Junior men's final game and the BDO Classic Canadian Open. Junior Silver medal winning skip Alex Forrest, Olmpics-bound Kevin Martin and Glenn Howard make interview appearances. World Curling Tour President Pierre Charette, in an extended interview, talks about the World Curling Tour and Grand Slam series and about the decision to take the Canadian Open to a new venue in 2011. Grand Slam icemaker mark Shurek talks about his 35th Grand Slam event.

JANUARY 18: Host Resby Coutts and co-host Mitch Tarapasky with Kerri Flett (talking about winning a 2011 Scotties berth), Chelsea Carey and Kristie Jenion (talking abut joining forces for next year), Randy Dutiaume (talking about winning his Safeway zone in Warren), Kevin Martin (talking about this week's BDO Classic Canadian Open), Ted Northam of Polywest (talking about Kevin Martin and Polywest's support for the July 22 Sandra Schmirler Golf Tournament), and Hans Wuthrich (talking about making ice in rural communities as well as his plans for the future).

JANUARY 11: Host Resby Coutts and co-host Mitch Tarapasky talk about the Scotties Tournament of Hearts. Winning team members Jill Thurston, Kristen Phillips, Leslie Wilson and Raunora Westcott plus coaches Ron Westcott and Don Duguid make interview appearances to talk about their team and their success in Killarney. Al Friesen, co-chair of next year's Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Altona talks about Killarney and looks ahead to next year. And we repeat last week's interview with CurlManitoba Executive Director Shane Ray, emphasizing the pending deadline for entries in the MCA Men's Bonspiel.

JANUARY 4: Host Resby Coutts is joined by former Manitoba champion and TSN Commentator Cathy Gauthier for a re-cap of Junior Provincials & Christmas Junior Bonspiel and a preview with predictions on the Scotties Tournament of Hearts. Curl Manitoba Executive Director Shane Ray joins as an interview guest with comments on the low entry in the Curl Manitoba Women's Bonspiel which offers a 2011 Scotties Berth and on the deadline for entries in the MCA Men's.

DECEMBER 21: Host Resby Coutts and co-host Mitch Tarapasky are joined by CurlManitoba Executive Director Shane Ray for a discussion of Junior Curling and some of the current issues including seeding, zone playoffs structure for next season and the Christmas bonspiel tradtition. Lack of entries in Senior Women's zones and a number of other topics are included. Russ Howard talks about his book Curl to Win and Dean Gemmell, co-author with John Morris, talks about their book Fit to Curl. You'll hear reference in the program to an opportunity to win a John Morris autographed copy of the book but it wasn't given away as we didn't feel a qualified e-mail was received.  Therefore, you can win that autographed copy of Fit to Curl by sending an email myopinion@thecurler.com. The best email received on any issue facing Manitoba curling will win the book. Note that all emails may be published.

DECEMBER 14: Host Resby Coutts and co-host Mitch Tarapasky are joined by Jason Gunnlaugson to talk about the Canadian Curling Trials experience. Russ Howard has comments on Jason Gunnlaugson and his future in the sport. The show also looks ahead to the Provincial Juniors and Canadian Juniors Championship Chair guy Hemmings makes an interview appearance.

DECEMBER 7: Host Resby Coutts from Edmonton with a special Roar of the Rings edition of RockTalk. Jason Gunnlaugson, Steve Gould, Jeff Stoughton, Kevin Park, Jill Officer, Dawn Askin and Jon Mead allmake interview appearances. Manitoba media personalities make their projections on the outcome.

NOVEMBER 30: Host Resby Coutts and Co-host Mitch Tarapasky are joined by Eric Wasylenko, Junior Curling organizer and lead on the Riley Smith team which will compete in the Provincial Juniors in December. Discussion includes this year's CurlManitoba chanes to Junior playdowns, a rating of teams bound for the Provincial Juniors, and the recent thecurler.com editorial relating to final games not being played.

NOVEMBER 23: Host Resby Coutts has a feature interview with Lia Arniel of Xcel Sport and Fitness regarding their Fitness for Curling program. Gary Rozak joins in with a discussion of the work being done by the Children's Hospital Foundation and the BDO CLassic Canadian Open's role as a major awareness and financial contributor. Ray Turnbull, recent Manitoba Sport Hall of Fame inductee, winds up the show with anecdotes, recollections, and opinions on the sport of curling over 50 years of competing, coaching and commentating.

NOVEMBER 16:
 Host Resby Coutts and Co-host Mitch Tarapasky are joined by Jason Gunnlaugson as he talks about the Road to the Roar in Prince George and his (to some) surprise emergence as a qualifer for Edmonton's Roar of the Rings Canadian Curling Trials. Gunnlaugson announces Ted Appelman as his fifth for the Edmonton event and talks about the reasons for the team's choice.

NOVEMBER 9: Host Resby Coutts and Co-host Mitch Tarapasky look forward to the Road to the Roar in Prince George. Hear the comments of Manitoba's four Pre-Trials skips as they prepared for this week's competition. Jeff Stoughton & Steve Gould, Kerry Burtnyk & Garth Smith, Mike McEwen, and Jason Gunnlaugson all make interview appearances on RockTalk. Joining with their insights into the last step in qualifying for this years Canadian Curling Trials are former World Champion Connie Laliberte as well as TSN's Cathy Gauthier and Vic Rauter.

NOVEMBER 2:  Host Resby Coutts and Co-host Mitch Tarapasky are joined by CurlManitoba Executive Director Shane Ray to talk about issues, challenges and opportunities in the sport of curling in Manitoba. Safeway Berth Bonspiel winner David Bohn, DEKALB SuperLeague Chairman Don Owen and Monsanto spokesperson Trish Jordan, and Gunnlaugson Bonspiel winner Vic Peters all make interview appearances.

OCTOBER 26:
Host Resby Coutts and Co-Host Mitch Tarapasky kick off the new curling season with Manitoba Junior Curling Tour Coordinator Eric Wasylenko talking about the development of the MJCT and its role in development of junior curling in the province. Then, Swiss Curling Association National Co-Coach Lorne Hamblin sits in to talk about the opportunities and challenges faced by he and his wife Chris as they work with Switzerland's elite teams enroute to the Olympics.

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PLEASE NOTE: Archived versions of RockTalk from Dunedin, New Zealand are no longer available on-line. If you wish to hear one of the early archived editions, please contact resby@thecurler.com

RockTalk from Dunedin, New Zealand: A series of feature interviews from the World Senior Curling Championships in Dunedin, New Zealand.

Lorne DePape: Raised in Grunthal, Manitoba, Lorne DePape was a part of the New Zeland curling team for a dozen years - includng four Worlds and an Olympic appearance. This final edition of RockTalk from New Zealand features DePape as he talks about the growth of curling in New Zeland and the Pacific nations, his possible return to the World Seniors, and a dream to build a curling club in Auckland to replace the skating rink ice now used weekly by his home club.
Rokusfalvy Ondrash: A conversation with the skip of the Hungarian Senior Men's team including thoughts on the impact of the Hungarian win over Sean Grassie and Alli Nimik at the World Mixed Pairs in Italy.

Eugene Hritzuk: A post-game interview with the Saskatchewan skip after winning the World Senior Men's gold medal

Les Harrison: An extensive interview covering a wide range of topics with WCF President Les Harrison.

Sean Becker: A conversation with the 2006 New Zealand Olympic Curling team skip Sean Becker about curling in New Zealand, including the continuing popularity of traditional crampit curling.

Eugene Hritzuk: A mid-week interview with eventual gold Medalist Senior Men's skip Eugene Hritzuk and including comments from gold medal winning Senior Women's skip Pat Sanders.

Doug Wright: Waskada, Manitoba native Doug Wright is the Head Ice-Technician for most Pacific Championship and New Zealand Championship events.

PLEASE NOTE: Archived versions of RockTalk from the 2008-2009 season are no longer available on-line. If you wish to hear one of the early archived editions, please contact resby@thecurler.com

2008-2009 Season:
April 13, 2009 Host Resby Coutts is joined by Manitoba Curling Association Executive Director Shane Ray with a review of the past week in curling along with a discussion of the MCA's initiative to re-structure its Board of Directors and Governance model and the MCA's review committee charged with a review of the championship qualifying process and the championship formats for Manitoba's nine championship events. Burntwood Curling Club members Farrol Asham and Glen Ringrose join via an interview appearance to discuss their concerns about possible re-formatting of the Safeway championship and to set the stage for the Coutts-Ray discussion of the committee's mandate.

April 6, 2009 Host Resby Coutts is joined by Manitoba Curling Hall of Fame member John Helston, who is currently Denmark's National Coach, and by Sean Grassie who will be competing in the World Mixed Doubles next week in Italy. Discussion revolves around the 27-country World Mixed Doubles and the World Women's (Denmark won Bronze) and World Juniors (Denmark's Jr Men won Gold). Sean Grassie also talks about his Red River College Creative Communications course major project - a book on the history of the MCA Men's bonspiel. In an interview appearance 1973 Brier champion George Achtymichuk of Regina, winner of this week's Canadian Open Stick Championship, talks about the growth of stick curling as well as about the changes in the sort of curling in recent years.

March 30, 2009
Host Resby Coutts and Guest Co-host Randy Dutiaume are joined in interview guest appearances by Anni Markmann, Brad Wainikka, Farrol Asham and Glen Ringrose as they highlight the past week in Manitoba curling, icluding the Meyers Norris Penny Mixed Championship win by Dave Boehmer's Selkirk team. Discussion centres on the MCA review process and both the 16-team round robin and 32- Safeway Championship formats.

March 23, 2009 Host Resby Coutts and Co-host Mitch Tarapasky are joined in interview guest appearances by Heather Rankin, Eve Belisle, Jason Gunnlaugson, Vic Peters, Randy Dutiaume, Kristy Jenion, Reid Carruthers and Morris Mayor Dale Hoffman. The program focuses on the DEKALB SuperSpiel - new line-ups unveiled, the chase for points to qualify for the O-Trials process, and the future for the new bonspiel itself. The program also looks forward to the MNP Mixed in Melita this week.

March 16, 2009 Host Resby Coutts and Co-host Mitch Tarapasky review the past week in curling with discussion about the Tim Hortons Brier (Jon Mead makes an interview appearance); the world juniors Silver Medal performance by Kaitlyn Lawes and her team (Kaitlyn Lawes, Jenna Loder, Karl Loder, and Rob Meakin make interview appearances); the Olympic venue (Hans Wuthrich makes an interview appearance); the upcoming Souris Survivor Bonspiel (Trevor Cowieson makes an interview appearance) and Morris DEKALB SuperSpiel (Lorne Hamblin and Brian Recksiedler make interview appearances).

March 9, 2009 Canadian champions Jill Officer and Dawn Askin are special guests in-studio with Host Resby Coutts. They talk about their experiences as Team Canada and look forward to the World Championship in South Korea. Dawn and Jill add their unique perspectives to discussions of Manitoba High School Curling (MHSAA Assistant Executive Director and 3 time champion skip Joey Witherspoon of Carberry make interview appearances); Mixed curling and the World Mixed Doubles (Canadian champion skip Sean Grassie makes an interview appearance); and Monsanto's Imagine A Better House Awards (Holland Curling Club President Robert Pittit makes an interview appearance).

March 2, 2009: Former Manitoba champion Randy Dutiaume joins  Host Resby Coutts and Co-host Mitch Tarapasky to announce is new team lineup for 2009-10. Dutiaume shares his thoughts on Jennifer Jones and her team's accomplishments, on the Safeway Championship format and other current topics of interest to curling fans. Manitoba Senior Women's champion Lois Fowler, Reid Carruthers and Canadian Junior Champion Kaitlyn Lawes make interview appearances.

February 23, 2009: MCA Executive Director Shane Ray joins  Host Resby Coutts and Co-host Mitch Tarapasky to talk about the Safeway Championship. Guest interviews include champion team members Jeff Stoughton, Kevin Park, Rob Fowler, and Steve Gould. Also featured are Reid Carruthers, Jon Mead, Steinbach Mayor Chris Goertzen and 2010 Steinbach Host Co-Chair Wayne Pauls.

February 16, 2009: Jon Mead joins Host Resby Coutts and Co-host Mitch Tarapasky to talk about the Safeway Championship seeds and draw. Guest interviews include #1 seed Kerry Burtnyk, Rob Fowler, Mike McEwen, Reid Carruthers, Ron Gauthier, and Ray Fillion. Also featured are this year's recently announced inductees into the Manitoba Curling Hall of Fame. including interviews with Mike Riley and Ab Gowanlock lead Russ Jackman.

February 9, 2009: Scotties Tournament of Hearts Champions Barb Spencer, Darcy Robertson, Brette Richards and Barb Enright talk about their win in Neepawa, their season and their prospects in Victoria. Coach Jim Kirkness adds his thoughts. James Kirkness talks about his sisters' accomplishment and about his role with his new team. Randy Neufeld and Dave Boehmer look forward to Selkirk's Safeway Championship.

January 19-February 2, 2009: Not available

January 12, 2009: Committee member Michael Thompson talks about the 2009 Ironman Bonspiel on the Red River at the Forks; Resby Coutts and Mitch Tarapasky re-cap results of Safeway zones, Manitoba Juniors and U of M Women`s Championship; and Bob Picken & Mark Olson reflect on the growth of the Manitoba Curling Tour.

January 5, 2009: Not available

December 29, 2008 MCA Men's Bonspiel Drawmaster Mel Marsh talks about the new draw format for the World's largest bonspiel, John Helston talks about the BDO Classic Canadian Open, Wheelchair Curling's newest Team Canada member Chris Sobkowicz, Christmas Junior Bonspiel Chair Russ Hinds, and Valour Road CC Past President Cliff Schmidt drop in, and the show visits the Westman, Parkland and ManDak Super Leagues.

December 22, 2008 Manitoba and Canadian Champion and Manitoba Curling Hall of Fame Member John Helston joins host Resby Coutts with commentary on the Continental Cup and Manitoba Seniors qualifying on the past weekend. He talks about his role as National Coach for the Danish Curling Association. Bob Weeks (author of Curling Etcetera) and Geoffrey Lansdell (author of Weird Facts About Curling) join the  program to talk about their books - great last minute gift ideas. And MCA Executive Director Shane Ray joins in to talk about the Global TV and Shaw Cable decisions in regard to the Safeway Championship broadcast.

December 15, 2008 Winnipeg Sun Curling Reporter Jim Bender joins Resby Coutts and Mitch Tarapasky for curling conversation and additional comment about the Blue Bombers' new head coach. Safeway Berth Winner Wiliam Lyburn talks about his win over brother Allan in the Brandon Bonspiel final and Rob Atkins joins in with Christmas gift suggestions for the curler in the family.

December 8 , 2008 The Manitoba Curling Association's new Executive Director Shane Ray makes his first visit to RockTalk. He talks about the challenges of his new job and challenges ahead for the MCA and the sport of curling in Manitoba. Hear his comments about the recently established Review Committee on Provincial Championships, the MCA Men's Bonspiel, and other current issues.

December 1 , 2008 Winnipeg Free Press Curling Reporter Paul Wiecek make a return visit to RockTalk with comment and opinions about a wide range of topics and issues facing the sport of curling

November 17, 2008  Canadian Mixed Curling Champion skip Sean Grassie talks about his team`s experiences in Iqaluit, Nunavut and shares his expertise as RockTalk`s curling analyst for the evening.


November 10, 2008
Segment 1: A round-up of weekend happening in Manitoba curling - the White's Drug Store Classic in Swan River, MCA Berths for Junior Men & Women and Senior Women, the MCA Senior Men's McDiarmid Lumber 'Spiel final in progress - including comments from Junior Berth Winners Steen Sigurdson and Kelsey Boettcher.
Segment 2: Looking forward to the BDO Classic Canadian Open with Greg Loader (Children's Hospital Foundation), David Quinton (Qunitex) and Wendy Kane (Executive Director, Capital One Grand Slam of Curling)
Segment 3: Bismarck North Dakota's Jon Mielke talks about the Brazilian Challenge for the US spot in the 2009 World Men's Championship.
Segment 4: RockTalk Biters - an unscripted review of current topics in Manitoba curling including a listener suggestion that competitor cards should be considered admission tickets for Manitoba championship events, the change of format for the Brandon Men's Bonspiel, the sale of the Grain Exchange Curling Club, and upcoming Goodwill visit to St. Paul, Minnesota.

November 3, 2008 A kick-off to the Manitoba curling season and the 6th season of RockTalk; Glenn Howard talks about his win at the MNP Prairie Classic in Portage;  Manitoba Skip Sean Grassie and the CCA's Danny Lamoureux look forward to the Canadian Mixed in Iqaluit; comments from Stan Oleson, Bruce Hudson, and Reid Lumbard on this year's Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame Inductions.

PLEASE NOTE: Archived versions of RockTalk from the 2007-2008 season are no longer available on-line. If you wish to hear one of the early archived editions, please contact resby@thecurler.com

2007-2008 Season:

  1. TheCurler.com podcast May 6, 2008 - an interview with Manitoba Curling Hall of Famer Kerry Burtnyk about this week's team lineup announcement
  2. RockTalk CFRW March 3 - WORLD FEATURE USA – US Skip Craig Brown looks forward to Grand Forks
  3. RockTalk – CFRW March 3 - Manitoba Curling Legend Terry Braunstein reminisces about his 1958 & 65 Champion teams
  4. RockTalk CFRW February 25 - World Juniors – Interviews with Kaitlyn Lawes, Pat Reid, and Alex Mowat
  5. RockTalk CFRW February 25 - World Feature – Sweden – Swedish Curling Secretary Hakan Sundstrom talks about Team Sweden at the Worlds
  6. RockTalk CFRW February 18 - World Feature Canada – Hall of Fame Third Jon Mead talks about the teams competing in the Canadian Championship
  7. RockTalk CFRW February 18 - Canadian Juniors and Safeway Championship (Part 1) Interviews with Kerry Burtnyk and Dan Kammerlock
  8. RockTalk CFRW February 18 - Safeway Championship (Part 2) Interviews with Richard Daneault, Garth Smith, Rob Meakin
  9. RockTalk CFRW - February 11 - Brier Feature School Program – Province of Manitoba declares February Learn to Curl Month
  10. RockTalk CFRW - February 11 - Worlds Feature on Team China
  11. RockTalk CFRW - February 4 - Worlds Feature European Preview with Christine Stewart-Scottish Curler
  12. RockTalk - CFRW (January 28, 2008) - Cathy Gauthier’s analysis of the final day of the 2008 Scotties in Gimli – and reactions from Jennifer Jones, Cathy Overton-Clapham, Jill Officer , and Dawn Askin.
  13. RockTalk - CFRW (January 28, 2008) - A conversation 2008 Scotties All-Star Skip Terry Ursel of Plumas
  14. RockTalk - CFRW (January 28, 2008) - A conversation with US Olympic Coach Ed Lukowich and with Kevin Kakela of Rolla, ND about the US qualifying process and the prospects for Team USA in the Grand Forks World Men’s Championship
  15. RockTalk - CFRW (January 21, 2008) - A conversation with Czech Team Skip Jiri Snitil about curling in the Czech Republic and about the Grand Forks World Men’s Championship
  16. RockTalk - CFRW (January 14, 2008) - A conversation with Australian Team Skip Hugh Milliken about curling in Australia and about the Grand Forks World Men’s Championship
  17. RockTalk - CFRW (January 7, 2008) - A conversation with World Curling Federation Director of Competition Keith Wendorf about the qualifying process for the Grand Forks World Men’s Championship
  18. RockTalk - CFRW (November 12, 2007) – In Part 1 of a 2-part
    interview, Colleen Jones talks about her why she decided to write her
    new book CURLING SECRETS and adds her thoughts How to Think and Play
    Like a Pro.
  19. RockTalk - CFRW (November 12, 2007) – In Part 2 of a 2-part
    interview, Colleen Jones talks about the game plan that worked so well
    for her team, winners of five Canadian Scott titles in 6 years, and
    about the challenge facing Manitoba women as they try to beat Jennifer
    Jones and her team.
  20. RockTalk - CFRW (November 5, 2007) - Howard Restall talks about Rules Interpretation when the opposition is late for the start of the game.
  21. RockTalk - CFRW (November 5, 2007) - Vic Peters talks about his first venture into Seniors Competition, his Men's Competitive team, and issues facing the sport
  22. RockTalk Minute – CFRW (April 10/07) with Optimist U-18 Champion Breanne Meakin
  23. RockTalk Minute #2 – CFRW & BOB FM (April 3/07) with Mixed Champion Reid Carruthers
  24. RockTalk Minute #1 – CFRW & BOB FM (April 3/07) with Mixed Champion Reid Carruthers
  25. Curling Corner – CKLQ (March 30/07) Wrap-up on the ’07 Championship Season


Print Media

Look for coverage of the world of curling in a range of publications throughout the curling season. The following list includes published curling features written by Resby Coutts since October 2006.

  1. Fort Rouge Capital Plan Outlines Their Future – CCA Business of Curling , November 2006
  2. Thistle Fire A Reminder to Review Club Insurance - CCA Business of Curling , November 2006
  3. Glenboro CC Opens with New Geothermal Plant – CCA Business of Curling , November 2006

(http://media.curling.ca/contentImages/File/Business of Curling/BofC Magazines/Issue_15_November_2006.pdf)