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That was a nice blog post, although slightly delusional. They didn't really play THAT well. They left a lot of points on the ice. I have to believe they realize that and just haven't admitted it to the press. Homan herself repeatedly missed clutch shots, and I can't imagine she has forgotten those.

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A little something to read from Rachael. Enjoy.

http://www.curling.ca/blog/2018/02/...rachel-homan-2/


Thanks for the link.
Pretty standard stuff, though - kind of 'cut and paste' - anyone in that position would have written exactly the same thing. There isn't anything personal or revealing there - just standard, 'politically correct' stuff. It doesn't sound like the real, intense Rachel, who is no doubt very pissed off right now - the blog sounds more like what Curling Canada told her to write.
I'd be more interested to read her honest and true thoughts a few days from now, after it has all had a chance to sink in.

A few days ago, in this or another thread, I posted a link to an article that was written just before the Homan team left for South Korea. In that article, Homan was quoted as saying that they were disappointed to not win the Olympic berth 4 years ago, but they now realize that they weren't ready to handle the Olympic stage 4 years ago - they didn't realize then that they weren't ready, but they realize it now. She goes on to state that now, they're ready.
It was glaringly evident, however, that they still are not ready, as the pressure obviously got to them - big time.

Here is that article...
http://www.sportsnet.ca/olympics/bi...ympics-pebbled/

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