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Harmony in Beijing and Kansas City

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

We watched the opening ceremonies of the Beijing Olympics from a hotel room in Kansas City last night. Photo credit: Kris Krug on Flickr We had to wait about 12 hours to see coverage on NBC since they didn’t air it live in the morning. Surrounded by John’s family, most of which I had just […]

Vancouver 2010 Store Opens, Mukmuk MIA

Comments 14 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver’s 2010 Olympics have a couple mascots, three to be precise. They’re all warm, fuzzy little creatures that are starting annoy the heck outta some people already. Since they’re pretty much developed for merchandising and marketing purposes I can see why they did the following: They made them all pretty easy for kids to draw. […]

Vancouver 2010 Olympic Mascot Revealed in Surrey

Comments 40 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Today at 10:30am PT we’ll all find out if our mascot for the 2010 Olympic games will be a bear, a marmot, or another freakin’ orca of some kind. The unveiling will take place in Surrey at Sullivan Heights Secondary… more specifically the adjacent Bell Centre for the Performing Arts. I already blogged about past […]

Vancouver 2010 Mascot

Comments 12 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Update November 27, 2007: The mascots have been revealed, read more here. A big huggable bear? A bird of some kind? Perhaps a giant inukshuk come to life? Just what exactly will the Vancouver 2010 Olympic mascot look like? It’s a closely guarded Olympic secret! The designs have been drawn and redrawn for more than […]