USA curlers set to depart for Youth Olympic Games
Curling's members of Team USA depart this week to prepare for the start of the inaugural Winter Youth Olympic Games, which get underway with opening ceremonies on Friday in Innsbruck, Austria.
Team USA's curling team is composed of Korey Dropkin(Southborough, Mass.), Sarah Anderson (Broomall, Pa.), Thomas Howell (Brick, N.J.) and Taylor Anderson (Broomall, Pa.). They are coached by Wally Henry (Beaver Dam, Wis.), who coached the 2010 Olympic women's team in Vancouver. The 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games will run Jan. 13-22 with traditional curling and mixed doubles competitions as well as alpine skiing, biathlon, cross country skiing, figure skating, freestyle skiing, ice hockey, luge, ski jumping, snowboarding and speedskating.
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