Forgive me if you are a Die-hard curling fanatic but I just don't see how this is an Olympic Sport. Is it fun? Perhaps. Should it be an Olympic Sport? I just don't see how. Like tether-ball, I like playing it from time to time but I wouldn't watch it as an Olympic sport. My guess is... the winter Olympics needed to fill downtime's between real sporting events, so they let the World curling federation (probably grand total of 24 people, who play for fun with a few beers in hand on their days off) be intermission entertainment.
Just the basics of what curling is: