Bob Pickering Left Lasting Impression
The man with the most famous backswing in curling passed away on June 24th, 2015 in Alberta. Originally from Wilcox, Saskatchewan, and representing Avonlea, Bob “Pee Wee” Pickering led his team to 4 consecutive Provincial titles between 1968 – 1971. Bob is an Honoured Member of the Canadian Curling Hall of Fame and the Saskatchewan Curling Legends. Pickering was highly recognized for his backswing but remembered for winning a total of 6 Saskatchewan Tankards including titles in 1961 as a Second for Jack Keys and then as a Skip in 1966.