Day 14 at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics yesterday was another big one for Canada, and for the Bollwitts personally. John and I celebrated our 4 year wedding anniversary while Canadian women won gold in hockey. The heartbreaking story of Joannie Rochette triumphed as just days after her mother passed away, she skated her way to a bronze medal.
I also met gold medal skeleton athlete Jon Montgomery (after his Oprah show taping) and covered press conferences with Clara Hughes and the silver medalist speedskating relay team.
We took the water taxi across False Creek and walked home through the West End, under the soft blue glow of Vectorial Elevation. It’s one of the things I’ll miss most around the city when the Games are gone.
Yesterday also concluded my quick gig with BC Living Magazine’s online Olympic portal. Articles I wrote include: Predictions for the Opening Ceremony, Welcoming the torch relay in my hometown, Collecting and trading Olympic pins, and Exploring the CAN Fund Athlete’s House.
With just a few days left in the Olympics you may want to check out my post about what will be open throughout the Paralympic Games as well. On tap for today I have a press conference with the women’s hockey team and Team Canada men’s hockey takes on Slovakia in semi-final action.
Medal Count for Canada on Day 14 â€“ February 25, 2010
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