Second (curling)

Curling positions

In curling, the second is the person who delivers the second pair of stones. On most teams, where the second does not act as skip or vice, the second will sweep for each of his teammates. Due to the free-guard rule, which prevents some early stones from being removed from play by the leads, the second is usually a curler with a high degree of proficiency throwing takeouts, peels, and other power shots.[1]


  1. Weeks, Bob. "Curling For Dummies Cheat Sheet". Retrieved 17 April 2013.
This article is issued from Wikipedia - version of the 12/18/2013. The text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike but additional terms may apply for the media files.