Sweeping Success: Detroit-Area Industry Alumni Connect to Curl
Winter Carnival curling competition began Tuesday (Jan. 27), but lower Michigan alumni who gathered at the Detroit Curling Club earlier last month weren't waiting to celebrate tradition and fuel Husky pride.
“Don’t throw a stone when no one’s watching; we don’t want this to turn into human bowling.”
To a regular group of curling newbies, such advice from an instructor would be carefully regarded. But when the would-be players are Michigan Tech alumni—who fondly remember human ice bowling, broomball and other full-contact winter traditions—the warning receives knowing looks and chuckles.
Last month, 32 Tech alumni—all employed by four of the Detroit area’s largest original equipment manufacturers (OEMs): Ford, General Motors, FCA and Toyota—came together at the Detroit Curling Club for an evening of beginner curling and good old-fashioned north country competition.
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