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Cold start to World Deaf Alpine Skiing Championship

2013 World Deaf Skiing ChampionshipAt last the sun shone after often overcast with many snow showers yesterday. A beautiful winter landscape spanned Nesselwang. However, it was still very cold morning - minus 12 degrees this morning at about 8.00 clock. Brrr!

Downhill training in the morning:

Today in the cold standing on the downhill training run. Anyone who has signed up for the downhill race tomorrow is obliged to participate in today's downhill training run. So this is almost qualified for tomorrow. Read full story.

World Deaf Skiing Championship opening ceremony

2013 World Deaf Skiing ChampionshipPoint by 12 clock - modeled after the Oktoberfest - allowed the OK manager Birgit Willmerdinger tap a keg. O'zapft is carried out only after 3 shots - and even as the beer tap installed correctly is made Birgit perk yet another beating. The first measurement was not the Bavarian Prime Minister Horst Seehofer, but the BGS President Josef Scheitle.

Of the catering had delicious food, such as cakes occupied, occupied pretzels, Nußecken (very tasty), some cakes and so on, there was also a refreshment stall, regardless of whether or not a few percent. Some believed that they were drunk, because the bottom of the marquee was not that completely flat. Read full story.

Canada dominates round robin play at World Deaf Curling Championships

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

2013 World Deaf Curling ChampionshipThe 2nd World Deaf Curling Championships (WDCC) is currently underway at Bern, Switzerland. The competition started on February 23rd and will continue through March 2nd. There are 7 men's teams and 5 women's teams. The following countries are being represented in the WDCC are Canada, Croatia, Finland, Hungary, Japan, Russia, Ukraine, and the host country Switzerland. Out of the seven countries participating, four are first-timers in the WDCC.

The round robin competition at WDCC ended today and Canada dominated the competition with both men's and women's teams finishing with perfect records. In the the women's competition, Canada finished with a perfect 4-0 record for the #1 seed. Croatia and Russia broke even with 2 wins and 2 losses while Hungary and Ukraine rounded out the bottom with 1-3 record. On the men's side, Canada claimed the #1 seed with a 6-0 record followed by Russia at 4-2, then Switzerland and Japan with identical 3-3 record. Japan and Finland finished out with 2-4 records and Ukraine finished last with a 1-5 record. The top four seeds will advance to play for the championships.

The curling competition resumes on Thursday, February 28th. For more information on the WDCC event, visit this link.

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