Thomas Sallows

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Thomas Sallows
Born (1984-03-03) 3 March 1984 (age 35)
Curling club Grande Prairie CC,
Grande Prairie, AB
Skip Graham Powell
Third Thomas Sallows
Second Jordan Steinke
Lead Chris Wall
Brier appearances3 (2015, 2016, 2018)
World Championship
3 (2015, 2017, 2018)

Thomas Sallows (born March 3, 1984) is a Canadian curler from Grande Prairie, Alberta. He regularly plays skip for a Grande Prairie, Alberta-based rink.[ citation needed ] He also competed at both the 2015 Tim Hortons Brier and 2015 Ford World Men's Curling Championship as an alternate for the Canadian national curling team. [2] [3] [4]

Curling Team sport played on ice

Curling is a sport in which players slide stones on a sheet of ice towards a target area which is segmented into four concentric circles. It is related to bowls, boules and shuffleboard. Two teams, each with four players, take turns sliding heavy, polished granite stones, also called rocks, across the ice curling sheet towards the house, a circular target marked on the ice. Each team has eight stones, with each player throwing two. The purpose is to accumulate the highest score for a game; points are scored for the stones resting closest to the centre of the house at the conclusion of each end, which is completed when both teams have thrown all of their stones. A game usually consists of eight or ten ends.

In the sport of curling, the skip is the captain of a team. The skip determines strategy, and holds the broom in the house to indicate where a teammate at the other end of the curling sheet should aim the stone. The skip usually throws the last two stones in the fourth position, but may play in any other position.

Grande Prairie City in Alberta, Canada

Grande Prairie is a city in northwest Alberta, Canada within the southern portion of an area known as Peace River Country. It is located at the intersection of Highway 43 and Highway 40, approximately 456 km (283 mi) northwest of Edmonton. The city is surrounded by the County of Grande Prairie No. 1.

Sallows also owns Mountain Man Adventures, a Canadian hunting and guiding business. He's been a featured expert on multiple hunting programs, including Wild TV. [5] He is also a concrete finisher. [6]

Wild TV

Wild TV is a Canadian English language Category B specialty channel broadcasting programming focusing on hunting, fishing, shooting, and the outdoors. The channel is owned by Dieter Kohler through Wild TV Inc.

His sister is competitive curler Cary-Anne McTaggart.

Cary-Anne McTaggart is a Canadian curler from Grovedale, Alberta. She currently plays third for Team Casey Scheidegger.

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  2. "Teams". Ford World Men's Curling Championship 2015. Retrieved 3 April 2015.
  3. "Thomas Sallows Personal Information" . Retrieved 3 April 2015.
  4. "Tim Hortons Brier 2015" . Retrieved 14 April 2015.
  5. "Wild TV Alaskan Sheep Hunt" . Retrieved 14 April 2015.

The World Curling Tour (WCT) is a group of curling bonspiels featuring the best male, female, and mixed doubles curlers in the world.