TORONTO (December 2, 2014) – TSN today announced that Olympic silver medallist Cheryl Bernard will be joining the network as a guest analyst for its live coverage of the Seasons of Champions’ opening event, the 2014 HOME HARDWARE CANADA CUP.
Live coverage of the 2014 HOME HARDWARE CANADA CUP begins tomorrow (Wednesday, Dec. 3) at 10:30 a.m. ET on TSN with round robin draws and culminates on Sunday, Dec. 7 with the men’s and women’s finals (see below for complete broadcast schedule).
Bernard joins TSN’s acclaimed curling broadcast team of play-by-play announcer Vic Rauter and analyst Russ Howard, a two-time Brier champion and 2006 Olympic gold medallist, in the booth at Encana Arena in Camrose, Alta.
“I have been a huge fan of TSN’s curling coverage over the years and I am thrilled to join Vic and Russ in the booth this week. I also want to wish the talented Linda Moore all the best on her retirement. I’ve personally learned so much from her analysis over the years,” said Bernard. “Working the CANADA CUP here in Camrose is especially exciting for me because it kicks off a new era in Canadian curling. With so many new teams this season, the battle for the first Olympic Pre-Trial spots is sure to be fierce.”
The curling veteran led her rink to a silver medal on home soil at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games. Bernard also competed in four Scotties Tournament of Hearts events, winning a silver medal in 1996.
As announced yesterday, longtime TSN curling analyst Linda Moore, the 1985 Canadian and World Champion and 1988 Olympic gold medallist, is retiring from her broadcasting career due to a chronic health condition.
TSN will introduce a roster of guest analysts to join its best-in-class curling coverage throughout the 2014-15 season.
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