My daily series of Olympic recaps continues as I share my personal experiences through photos.
Day Two, February 13, 2010
Probably the biggest highlight of the day for me was watching women’s hockey at Canada Hockey Place.
The Canadian team skated over Slovakia 18-0 (shots on goal 67-9) but the Slovkian team still raised their sticks and saluted the audience when the match was over. It was a very respectful and joyous moment, even though they were defeated.
I can’t publish photos from inside the venue on my site but John has an amazing capture on Flickr. It kind of goes against my “in photos” daily feature but if you click through you’ll see John’s great shots – I just don’t want to risk posting them here.
After the game we headed to the Kingston Pub to watch Jennifer Heil win the silver medal in moguls.
Many people are wanting to check out hospitality houses right now and while they are peeks into the culture of other countries and provinces, our regular bars, restaurants and pubs are still all open for business.
Finally, walking home we caught the Decentralized Dance Party going down Granville.
While my Day Two at the Olympics didn’t contain much, it was full of substance. Here’s looking to Day Three where ice hockey, moguls, luge, pairs figure skating and other events take the stage. I’ll be heading over to the House of Switzerland Canada to judge a chocolate competition and all are welcome to stop by. There are also Chinese New Year celebrations around town so once again, Vancouver will be hopping.
Medal Count for Canada – February 13, 2010