Balance Plus Delux
Price: $344.95
Rating: Intermediate - Competitive
Options: L and R handed available
D and E Widths, lace covers, trailing foot toe coating $29.95.
Sizes: Womenís 5-11 Menís 7-15

Description: The Delux Curling Shoe represents the dedication of BalancePlus Sliders to produce only top performing, and top quality equipment for the game of curling. The Delux from BalancePlus is the only welted constructed curling shoe in the world. All other curling shoes (Leather or Synthetic) are made using cement construction. This shoe, in our minds is a perfect symbol of the commitment we have to the sport as avid players and spectators of the game. The Delux offers the best quality in curling footwear available anywhere. We have searched and researched the industry to find the perfect shoe for our already renowned BalancePlus Slider, and the results of that effort are shown here. We are very proud of the shoe, and feel that you'll be just as excited about it each time you slide.

Features:
All leather upper
Thinsulate interlining
3/16" BalancePlus slider upgradeable to 1/4" (1/16" and 1/8" also available)
Welted Construction
Plain toe design for less drag on trailing foot
Removable footbed
Sweep's Recommendation: Considered by Balance Plus as the ultimate in curling shoe. Pricing dictates that we do not keep a complete stock of this shoe.
Rocky's Assessment: If youíre looking to stand out in a rink, these will do the job. If you can afford that Latte every day, these are the shoes for you!

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Balance Plus 500 Series
Price: $174.95
Rating: Beginner - Competitive
Options: Each pair includes a set of gripper pods.
Gripper pods $34.95
1/16Ē slider pods $84.95
1/8 slider pods $89.95
3/16Ē D slider pods $119.95
ľĒ D slider pods $129.95
Trailing toe coating $29.95

Description: Ultra-Light multi-compound EVA outsole for stability
Thinsulate interlining
Heel notch for easy fit in the heel area
Full grain leather upper
The sliding shoe incorporates a 3-hole (option I) BalancePlus slider for flat-foot, toe slide, or tuck deliveries
Slider and Gripper pods are attached with Velcro and fit on either foot.
Sweep's Recommendation: Pick a size, pick a slider, pick an anti slider. The shoe that allows you to grow from a beginner to competitive with the switch of a couple pods. You can even choose gripper pods if you donít slide.
Rocky's Assessment: Itís like upgrading without having to break in new shoes every time. Whereís my old high Tops?

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Balance Plus 400 Series
Price: See options for details
Rating: Intermediate - Competitive
Options: Trailing foot toe coating $29.95
Sizes: Womenís 5-11 Menís 7-15
Pricing: 1/16 I slider $129.95; 3/16 I slider $184.95. Both now in stock. For other thicknesses please call for pricing.

Description: The 400 Series incorporates a lightweight sole and a proven upper design that will satisfy both the club and competitive curlers.

Features:
Leather upper
Lightweight sole
3/16" BalancePlus slider upgradable to 1/4"
padded collar
Thinsulate interlining
Plain toe design
Two sets of removable insoles for more fitting options
Built in gripper sole
Sweep's Recommendation: With so many slider options, these shoes can be used by all levels of curlers from club to competitive
Rocky's Assessment: With so many options itís like buying a car. If youíre in the area I would recommend coming in and trying before buying.

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Jack / Jill NeoSport
Price: $164.95
Rating: Beginner to Competitive
Options: Jack - Available in Charcoal/Orange or Black/Blue
Jill - Charcoal/Pink or Black/Aqua
1/8" Flex perimeter slider $189.95
1/4" Flex perimeter slider $219.95

Description: A revolutionary new design. They are made with mesh neoprene uppers and also contain a Velcro heal strap that adjusts for narrow heal widths. These are the lightest shoes available today. Only available in RH.
Sweep's Recommendation: Lightweight, stylish and extremely comfortable. These shoes stand out from the standard black shoe.
Due to the many slider thicknesses available, we will only stock the 1/16" slider. Other thicknesses can be ordered.
Rocky's Assessment: Time to retire my old guy shoes for these kickin new styles

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Blitzen
Price: $119.95
Rating: All levels
Options: Only available in Men's full sizes 5-13

Description: The Blitzen Curling shoe from Acacia has been redesigned.. Visit our Facebook page for picture and writeup.
Ideal for curlers that don't require sliding but do require grip and stability on the ice. The Stick Curling shoes are popular with senior curlers, they provide warmth and comfort with a soft sole.
Sweep's Recommendation: We tested these shoes over the last season. What we found was a shoe with amazing grip on the ice which helps stick curlers regain the confidence they once had. People who have given up the sport due to falls should consider giving these a try.
Rocky's Assessment: Wait, broomball shoes for curling? What's next, pucks instead of rocks?
Here are some facts about these shoes:
Sweepers might have to relearn how to sweep as the grip does not allow for side shuffling to keep up with the rock.
The new design has no longer has the nubs that can fall off. A great improvement.

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Jack & Jill ReVive
Price: $129.95
Rating: Beginner - Novice
Options: 1/16 split sloder $164.95, 1/8 Flex Perimeter Slider $189.95
Women's sizes 5-10 including half sizes.
Men's sizes 7-14 including half sizes to 11 1/2.
Left hand and plain available in full sizes only.

Description: Part of the new lineup of shoes from Olson. The ReVive is made with black leather upper with grey accents. We are stocking the new Opaque Poly slider. This is a great slider for the newer curler who wants to learn the basics with less fear of falling.
Sweep's Recommendation: The next generation shoe has the classic styling and dependability that Olson is known for. The thicker slider can be ordered for those who want a faster sliding shoe.
Rocky's Assessment: Just what I need, a pair of black shoes to go with my black pants.

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Tournament Grippers and Sliders
Price: See options for details
Options: Gripper Price: $16.95
Elastic Slider Price: $24.95
Pull On Slider Price: $28.95

Description: Molded unifoot design TPR grippers and thin Teflon sliders provide a secure fit for curlers of every size. The upper heel tab is an added feature which makes taking this gripper on and off that much easier. Tournament grippers and sliders are manufactured in Canada to ensure quality.
Sweep's Recommendation: There's a huge variance in quality when it comes down to grippers and sliders as many manufacturers have tried to reduce costs by sourcing them in China. Cheap grippers won't last. They stretch prematurely and break down easily. Buy Canadian!
Rocky's Assessment: *sniff* Ohhh Canadaaaa...

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Hexa Grippers
Price: $19.95
Options: Colours: Red, Black - Available in XS-XXL
Dewberry, Bali Blue, Berry Pink - Available in XS-M (fits up to Mens Size 9)

Description: High quality Thermal Rubber. Hexagonal pattern reduces ice melt and on-ice gripper marks. Superior grip and durability.

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Balance Plus Anti-Sliders
Price: $19.95
Options: Sizing: XS-XL

Description: Pull-on fitted anti-sliders. Specifically designed for Balance Plus left or right shoe.

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