CHENI, Washington. Come next weekend. Inland Northwest will get a front-row seat for sports that seem to captivate the country every four years, despite the fact that athletes play it throughout the year.
Curling should capture Cheney, who will host the US national curling championship. UU. For the first time.
Beginning February 8, the 100 best curlers in the country, including team members with a gold medal in the United States, will travel to the Recreation Center of the University of East Washington for a week-long event to help to determine who will compete for the United States team in the world.
What you see in the next competitions will be the best in the United States, said Matt Moore, who has been curling for six and a half years and is president of the northwest curling club.
According to Moore, curly ice is hard to find in the northwest interior, so this event is huge for the region.
Every time I talk about curling, there is a big wait, are you doing it here? “Moore said.
The Moore Club consists of 76 official members, which usually end from March to June, and then from August to October, provided they can go ice on the Frontier Ice Arena in Coeur d’Alene.
With that in mind, you are not sure how many more members you can accept.
However, Moore must represent hundreds of people in the sport and raise a family he found in curling.
This is that first stone. After this first stone, they immediately know that it is a sport for them, ”he said. “This is a community center in many places in Canada. I think this is also an opportunity for Spokane to have this kind of community.