Extra Ends: A Photo Essay From the 2017 Junior National Curling Championships

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RCMP personnel deliver the Junior Women's Championship trophy to the ice during the 8th end Sunday (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)

by Christian J. Stewart, ISN

January 30, 2017, Victoria, BC (ISN) – The 2017 Canadian Junior National Curling Championships wrapped up in Victoira on Sunday and ISN photographer Christian J. Stewart was on hand for both the Men’s and Women’s finals.  You can see the full stories and some photos from both finals HERE  and HERE, but below are a few additional photos from the event for your enjoyment!

Team Alberta skip Kristen Streifel and Team Ontario skip Hailey Armstrong (right) keep an eye on a stone being swept by Team Alberta's Brenna Bilassy and Chantele Broderson (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)
Team Alberta skip Kristen Streifel and Team Ontario skip Hailey Armstrong (right) keep an eye on a stone being swept by Team Alberta’s Brenna Bilassy and Chantele Broderson (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)
Team Ontario Coach Bill Rogers (centre, top) speaks with his charges during a break in Sunday's action (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)
Team Ontario Coach Bill Rogers (centre, top) speaks with his charges during a break in Sunday’s action (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)
Team Alberta's Brenna Bilassy releases a shot during the final Sunday against Team Ontario (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)
Team Alberta’s Brenna Bilassy releases a shot during the final Sunday against Team Ontario (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)
Team Ontario players Grace Holyoke (left) and Lindsay Dubue (right) exchange a low-five after a successful shot during the women's final on Sunday (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)
Team Ontario players Grace Holyoke (left) and Lindsay Dubue (right) exchange a low-five after a successful shot during the women’s final on Sunday (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)
Team Alberta's Brenna Bilassy takes a glance up-ice as she sweeps a shot during the Women's final on Sunday (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)
Team Alberta’s Brenna Bilassy takes a glance up-ice as she sweeps a shot during the Women’s final on Sunday (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)
Team Ontario's Lindsay Dubue seems a little frustrated after a shot in Sunday's final against Team Alberta (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)
Team Ontario’s Lindsay Dubue seems a little frustrated after a shot in Sunday’s final against Team Alberta (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)
Team Alberta's Kate Goodhelpsen glances up-ice as she and Brenna Bilassy sweep a stone thrown by Chantele Broderson (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)
Team Alberta’s Kate Goodhelpsen glances up-ice as she and Brenna Bilassy sweep a stone thrown by Chantele Broderson (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)
Team Ontario's Grace Holyoke and teammates Lindsay Dubue and Marcia Richardson look on during a Team Alberta shot Sunday (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)
Team Ontario’s Grace Holyoke and teammates Lindsay Dubue and Marcia Richardson look on during a Team Alberta shot Sunday (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)
Team Alberta fans pound on the boards at the Archie Browing Sports Centre in support of Kristen Streifel and her team (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)
Team Alberta fans pound on the boards at the Archie Browing Sports Centre in support of Kristen Streifel and her team (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)
Team Alberta skip Kristen Striefel heads to the stands to celebrate with her fans after winning the Women's Championship Sunday (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)
Team Alberta skip Kristen Striefel heads to the stands to celebrate with her fans after winning the Women’s Championship Sunday (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)
Curling fans are known for their elaborate getups and this gentleman was no different, sporting head gear made from balloons (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)
Curling fans are known for their elaborate get-ups and this gentleman was no different, sporting head gear made from balloons (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)
An ice maintenance technician pebbles the ice during a break in Sunday's action (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)
An ice maintenance technician pebbles the ice during a break in Sunday’s action (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)
When you have your game televised live on TSN, you have to wear a little bit of extra hardware on your waist so that viewers can hear every word that you say (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)
When you have your game televised live on TSN, you have to wear a little bit of extra hardware on your waist so that viewers can hear every word that you say (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)
Team Ontario skip Matthew Hall keeps an eye on a shot during the final against Team BC on Sunday (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)
Team Ontario skip Matthew Hall keeps an eye on a shot during the final against Team BC on Sunday (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)
Team BC sweepers Nick Meister (right) and Jordan Tardi (centre) keep tabs on a shot by Sterling Middleton (background) during Sunday's final against Team Ontario (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)
Team BC sweepers Nick Meister (right) and Jordan Tardi (centre) keep tabs on a shot by Sterling Middleton (background) during Sunday’s final against Team Ontario (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)
Team Ontario sweepers Jeff Wanless (left) and David Hart (right) work hard to carry their stone into the house during Sunday's final against Team BC (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)
Team Ontario sweepers Jeff Wanless (left) and David Hart (right) work hard to carry their stone into the house during Sunday’s final against Team BC (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)
Team BC's Nick Meister calls to his sweepers during the Men's final on Sunday (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)
Team BC’s Nick Meister calls to his sweepers during the Men’s final on Sunday (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)
Team Ontario's Jeff Wanless yells down the ice to his sweepers during Sunday's final against Team BC (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)
Team Ontario’s Jeff Wanless yells down the ice to his sweepers during Sunday’s final against Team BC (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)
Team BC's Nick Meister (centre) and teammates Jordan Tardi (left) and Sterling Middleton (right) look on during play at the Men's Junior final Sunday in Victoria (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)
Team BC’s Nick Meister (centre) and teammates Jordan Tardi (left) and Sterling Middleton (right) look on during play at the Men’s Junior final Sunday in Victoria (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)
Team Ontario coach Ray Bushfield (second from right) discusses a critical shot with his team during a time-out late in the 10th end Sunday (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)
Team Ontario coach Ray Bushfield (second from right) discusses a critical shot with his team during a time-out late in the 10th end Sunday (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)
Team BC's Nick Meister reacts just after clinching the gold medal win against Team Ontario (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)
Team BC’s Nick Meister reacts just after clinching the gold medal win against Team Ontario (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)

 

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