Curling's not 'lame' anymore to Team USA's Matt Hamilton
GANGNEUNG, South Korea - Matt Hamilton used to think curling was lame.
It wasn't until his freshman year of high school that the future mustachioed curling cult hero would be introduced to the sport. His father, Scott, took him to one of his local league games in Madison, Wis. and when they got back in the car, he asked his son what he thought. Matt didn't give a glowing review.
“I don't know, dad,” Scott recalled. “It's kinda lame.”
“Now,” Scott says, laughing, “Matt says, ‘I never said that!' ”
Fast-forward many years and obviously Matt's feelings have changed. Thursday, he helped the... read more