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Vancouver 2010 Canadian Womens Hockey Team

Comments 35 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This afternoon’s press conference with the Canadian womens hockey team regarding their gold medal win last night was heavily focused on two topics: the way the women celebrated last night and the future of their sport in the Olympics. The Future of Womens Hockey IOC President Jacques Rogge commented on the unlevel playing field in […]

FollowFormation For the Olympics

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

With many programs out there to help you sort and filter the abundance of Twitter “noise” out there, the Vancouver service FollowFormation has come up with a solution. Using the concept of Twitter lists, they have a simple user interface that allows you to pick one of their lists, select how many people you’d like […]

Vancouver 2010 Day 14 Recap

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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 […]

Vancouver Olympic HDR Photography

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s been a while since I profiled HDR (High Dynamic Range) photos of Vancouver so what better time than to showcase some Olympic photos from around the city. Photo credit: penmachine on Flickr Photo credit: penmachine on Flickr Photo credit: Here in Vancouver on Flickr Photo credit: zzinger on Flickr Photo credit: GillTy on Flickr […]

Vancouver 2010 Silver and Bronze in Womens Speedskating

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“I don’t think it’s a question of beating the men, I just think the girls are doing outstanding,” said Tania Vicent in a press conference this morning. Her womens speedskating relay team won silver medals yesterday in Canada’s best day at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics so far. One reporter stated that compared to other countries, […]