July 9, 2015
From the point of view of the average American, curling might seem a somewhat fringe sport. If it weren’t, Klahanie’s Tom Violette probably would be a certified superstar.
Violette has been part of any number of state and national championship teams, most recently helping bring home the gold in the World Senior Curling Championship held in Sochi, Russia.
February 25, 2014
NEW — 10:55 a.m. Feb. 25, 2014
#SochiProblems. That was how the 2014 Winter Olympics started, with Western bloggers griping about the lack of hospitality in Sochi, Russia.
Of course, complaining wasn’t enough; the bloggers rushed to Twitter, giving birth to the now-trending hashtag, #SochiProblems. Pictures of “peach juice,” multiple toilets in a bathroom stall and light bulbs as door handles popped up on the Internet, all amusing and lighthearted…at the time.