Sweeting's Second Chance to Crack Canada's Olympic Roster

Vegreville's Val and some of Canada's other top curlers have a second chance to get to the Olympics starting today with the mixed doubles trials in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba ...

Val Sweeting has been paired with Brad Gushue in Pool B.

The 18-team competition will also feature players such as Reid Carruther and Jennifer Jones.

Sweeting and Gushue are in action today, taking on Calgary’s Chelsea Carey who’s been teamed with Colin Hodgson.

Hodgson, who now resides in Winnipeg is originally from Lacombe and typically plays Lead for Team Carruthers.

Mixed doubles has been added to the Olympic program for the first time and will debut in Pyeongchang next month.

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