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Sundre's Home To A National Curling Champ!

Wednesday, February 15th 2012 06:00

Sundre's Rebecca Konschuh has a gold medal to show off after her team proved to be the best in the nation at last week's Canadian Junior women's curling championships in Napanee, Ontario.

Sundre's Rebecca Konschuh will be making her first trip to Europe in March - and she'll be doing as part of a championship curling rink.

Konschuh is the second for Joceyln Petermans women's junior team that defeated Manitoba on Saturday to earn the right to represent Canada at the world championships in Sweden next month.

After winning at the provincial level, she says they were prepared for whatever the rest of the country could offer.

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Konschuh has been curling since age 9 and has been part of this current team of girls for 3 years.

She's thrilled to qualify for a trip to Sweden to represent her country.

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Konschuh and her 3 teammates all still have 2 years of junior eligibility left - last year they earned a silver medal at their first competition on a 'big stage' at the Canada Winter Games.

The national junior women's title was the 6th for Alberta - its the first since Heather Nedohin in 1996.

Coincidentally, Nedohin will be the skip for Alberta's entry this year at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts which begins on Saturday in Red Deer.

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