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Vancouver 2010 Alexandre Bilodeau Talks about Gold

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

After winning the first Canadian gold medal on home turf freestyle moguls skier Alex Bilodeau had a press conference this morning which I sat in on at the BC International Media Centre. Press asked him about his career, his defining moment, and just how much partying he has done already. Photo credit: John Biehler on […]

Vancouver 2010 iPhone Application

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

About a week ago the Vancouver 2010 iPhone application was launched on iTunes. I hear they had 15,000 downloads even before making any kind of official announcement and I can see why. After downloading the app, I can see why. It’s a fully comprehensive directory for sporting events, cultural events, Games schedules, venues, and maps […]

Vancouver 2010 Day Three in Photos

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

For Day Three of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Games we took a water taxi over the Granville Island and spent the morning and afternoon with friends. Day Three, February 14, 2010 My first item of business was judging a chocolate recipe contest at the House of Switzerland. Chefs from Kelowna, Vancouver, and Montreal has submitted […]

Vancouver 2010 Spectator Tips

Comments 17 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A few days into the Olympics and I’ve come to realize what you need when you are getting around town to multiple events. Yesterday I put together a list while I was sitting inside Canada Hockey Place, after waiting 45 minutes to get through their security. Here are my top things to remember when you’re […]

Vancouver 2010 Day Two in Photos

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]