Team Ulsrud won the Norwegian Curling Championship for the 8th time in a row and secured a spot at the World Championship in Halifax, Canada.
Thomas Ulsrud and his boys had to win the National Championship this year to guarantee themselves a spot at the World Championship in Halifax. They remained unbeaten throughout the weekend and picked up another gold medal. All though unbeaten, they faced a few tough teams.
“We didn’t get any easy games this time, it’s getting tougher every year. I’m glad to see so many young people on the podium next to us. I’m not at all worried about the future of Norwegian curling.” said Thomas Ulsrud after being dealt the Championship trophy.
Team Ulsrud beat their toughest competitor Team Minera Skifer in the final. They had a 6-4 lead entering the 10th end and ran Minera Skifer out of stones to clinch the win.
The Norwegian Curling Championship was hosted in Trondheim for a second year in a row, and the ice was prepared by Danish icemaker Jørgen Larsen. Olympic broadcaster TV 2 showed five games from the event on TV and Web-TV.