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From beer kegs to basketballs: Olympics inspiring homemade attempts at curling

Every four years at the Winter Olympics, the United States falls in love with curling again. The PyeongChang Olympics have been no exception.

What’s not to like? It’s arguably the most strategic sport at the Olympics and one of the few head-to-head sports. And, just about anyone can try it with nearly no level of physical fitness required. Even J.J. Watt is getting on the action.

United States’ Becca Hamilton throws a rock during a training session with her sibling and teammate Matt Hamilton ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

Now, plenty of people back home are giving curling a try. While they might lack the tools of true curling ability, they more than make up for it with some … improvisation. You can check out the best the internet has to offer down below.










While every homemade attempt at curling here is worthy of praise, the basketball managers at Ohio State University take the cake.


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