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Curlers remain ice cool in triples


By Alasdair Fraser

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Father and son team Mike and Danny Walker in action.
Father and son team Mike and Danny Walker in action.

The top disabled curlers from across Britain arrived in Inverness to take part in the Highland Wheelchair Curling Triples.

The event which is now in its seventh year, saw 27 curlers in nine teams battle it out at the Inverness Ice Centre during three days of competition which was due to finish yesterday afternoon.

Teams from as far afield as Newcastle and Stranraer competed with organiser Mo Simpson explaining there is not too much difference between curling and the wheelchair version.

“The only difference is we don’t actually sweep. The game and the skills, otherwise, are exactly the same as standard curling."

Read more in today's Inverness Courier.

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