Saturday, February 1, 2014
Alaska and Wisconsin team sweepers furiously attack the ice just inches from their 42-pound granite stones as they move down the lane at the 2014 National Junior Curling Championships at the Granite Curling Club of Seattle on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. Sweeping the ice very quickly with special brooms allows curlers to slightly melt the ice to alter the speed and direction of the stone. Accidentally touching the stone with your broom or body, called "burning," is considered an infraction.
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