Once in a while at curling clubs everywhere, you will see someone take a nasty fall.
You see it occasionally at the pro level, too, but rarely do you see anything as scary as the fall 2006 Olympic Champion skip Brad Gushue took during the fourth end of quarter-final action at The Masters, on Saturday.
As a rock was coming into the house, during Gushue's game against Steve Laycock, Gushue tried to get out of the way of the stones in the house. He slipped and fell face first, hard, to the ice.
Brad Gushue suffers horrific fall in QF vs Laycock at GSOC event. Now being treated in hospital. pic.twitter.com/Tizf9d4ztT— Joe Pascucci (@Pascucci015) October 31, 2015
Suffering a cut to his head, Gushue was tended to on the ice and then taken to hospital to receive a few stitches. His availability for the rest for the weekend is in question, should his teammates advance to the semi's or beyond.
With the nature of the fall, you would expect Gushue will be tested for concussion symptoms.
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