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2010 Winter Games Commemorative Book

Comments 156 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yesterday I received a copy of the official 2010 Winter Games commemorative book, which probably has one of the longest titles I’ve seen: With Glowing Hearts: The Official Commemorative Book of the XXI Olympic Winter Games and the X Paralympic Winter Games/Des plus brillants exploits: Le livre commémoratif officiel des XXIes Jeux olympiques d hiver […]

Fate of the Olympic Countdown Clock

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Olympic and Paralympic Countdown Clock in front of the Vancouver Art Gallery was a symbol of the Olympic Games for many. It ticked away the months, days, hours, minutes and seconds of anticipation for what became the largest global party this city has ever seen. Photo credit: Robert Scales on Flickr At first it […]

Olympic Village Public Open House

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Olympic and Paralympic Village in Vancouver will open to the public for a community showcase Saturday, May 15th. Photo credit: kpwerker on Flickr The real estate development known as Millennium Water is hosting the Grand Opening celebration. They’ll have live music, activities, snacks, and more. The Olympic and Paralympics medals will also be on […]

2010 Winter Games Street Banners for Fundraising

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The City of Vancouver is releasing several of its 2010 Olympic and Paralympic street banners to local non-profits who wish to use them for fundraising. Photo credit: rwill on Flickr Non-profit organizations are encouraged to fill out applications for use of the banners to propose how they would use them for fundraising. The city is […]

Sport BC Athlete of the Year Awards

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Sport BC Athlete of the Year Awards are being awarded this week as the province’s top athletes receive recognition for their stellar performances. Nominees and finalists have been selected and winners will be announced March 31st at the River Rock Show Theatre. Award categories include: Athlete with a Disability, Coach of the Year, College […]

Vancouver 2010 Paralympics Day 7 at Para-Alpine

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This morning I woke up in Whistler Creekside and headed up to the Para-Alpine venue for Day 7 of the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games. The morning’s events included Para-Alpine downhill in the sitting, standing, and visually-impaired categories. As a photo of a hockey puck sitting in Toronto’s Hockey Hall of Fame got more face […]