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Wheelchair curling arrives

30 Nov 2010

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For the past six months the Victorian Curling Association (VCA) has been training wheelchair athletes in the sport of curling at the Icehouse.  

The outcome has been the formation of a wheelchair curling team – a first for Australian curling.

In another Australian first, the VCA has set up a summer curling competition.  And the wheelchair curling team has a spot in this competition.  

On November 15, the wheelchair curling team won its first game 7 - 5 against some very stiff competition.  Its next game is December 6 in the 9pm-11pm slot.

This is the first wheelchair curling team to be formed and compete at club level.  Its objective is to represent Australia in the 2011 World Wheelchair Curling Championships.

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