Interesting fact: Curling stones are most often made from granite quarried on the Scottish island of Ailsie Craig. This granite has unique properties that maximise the accuracy and stability of the stone's glide.
The weight of a curling stone is typically between 17.24 and 19.96 kg (38-44 lb).
Curling is a game with deep historical roots dating back to the 16th century. The game originally existed in various variations in Scotland and Sweden. The weight of a stone is a critical parameter affecting its trajectory and interaction with other stones on the ice track. Determining the exact weight of a stone is not a difficult task, but it is important to maintain standards and ensure fair play. Modern stones are usually subjected to strict quality control to ensure that their characteristics are as close to each other as possible.
Last Updated on 03.11.2023
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