In honor of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, I will be posting information and medal expectations for each of the events and featuring the best looking American men in that sport.
Curling, a sport often relegated to niche status, will receive its full weight of attention in Vancouver. With the exception of hockey, no pair of gold medals will mean more to the 2010 host. A pair of nations, one a bastion of curling heritage and the other a recent upstart, hopes to spoil a Canadian sweep next February. Here are the curling storylines to watch in Vancouver.
At the 2006 Games, an inexperienced American team claimed bronze, the first Olympic curling medal for the United States. In Vancouver, the U.S. men's rink skipped by John Shuster, a member of Pete Fenson's bronze medal-wining team, is not expected to be a medal contender, but could again surprise.