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The skip acts as the team captain. The skip forms the strategy and "calls" each shot, telling the shooter where he wants the rock to end up, and where to aim. As the rock travels down the ice, the skip watches the "line" of the rock (the trajectory it's on) and tells the sweepers to sweep if the rock looks like it's going to curl too much (sweeping makes a rock travel straighter). The skip shoots the team's last 2 rocks in an end (which is like an "inning"), and the third holds the broom for him to aim at.

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