The Regina Sports Hall of Fame has announced its 2021 inductees, and includes champion curler Crystal Frisk. Hailing from Gray, Saskatchewan, Crystal competed in 37 provincial championships between 1977 and 2017.
In women’s competition, Crystal competed in 6 provincial competitions. Her Prince Albert team (along with Bonnie Brandon, Pam Ochitwa and Sharon Kvinlaug) won the Provincial title in 1977 and represented Saskatchewan at the McDonald Lassie Canadian championships in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Crystal was a runner-up on two other occasions.
Crystal also has won 2 Provincial Intermediate Women’s championships in 1988 and 1995, and has competed at the Provincial Mixed championships on a couple of occasions. She has also competed at 6 Master Women’s Provincial events.
At the Senior level, Crystal enjoyed much success. She competed in 12 provincial senior women’s competitions winning on 5 occasions. Her team placed third at the National Seniors in 1977.
Crystal was the recipient of two provincial and one national Sportsmanship Awards which attest to her love of the game and her respect for her fellow curlers. In 2008, she was included in the Saskatchewan Curling Association’s Legends of Curling Honour Roll.
Crystal has been a member of the Callie, Highland and Tartan curling clubs, and has also competed in the Kronau and Balgonie super leagues.
The Regina Sports Hall of Fame Induction dinner will be held on October 7 at 7.15pm at the Queensbury Centre, Evraz Place. Tickets are available from Marlene Hoffman, at 306-586-6948.