Archive of posts tagged "2010"

Vancouver 2010 Day 17 Closing Time

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

My Day 17 involved packing up and heading to the BC International Media Centre one last time. Lugging my laptop across town, going through the security screening, and taking photos at a press conference with Jasey-Jay Anderson followed by the gold medal men’s curling team. Then of course, we watched the hockey game. John and […]

Stephen Brunt Video Essay for Vancouver 2010

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Stephen Brunt, a columnist for the Globe and Mail, put together a remarkable video essay about the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games. [Update] At the time this post was published, the video couldn’t be embedded but in the months since, it has appeared on YouTube: Brunt also penned this article about Vancouver 2010, which tugs […]

Canada Wins Gold in Hockey

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This was arguably the biggest game in our nation’s history. It wasn’t the Summit Series, but it was the Olympic gold medal game on our home turf, against our continental brothers. The USA played hard, Miller stood on his head to stop us, and they even made us sweat… a lot. You couldn’t have imagined […]

Live Webcam of Robson Square

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve featured this webcam before but I think for this afternoon’s hockey game, where Canada takes on the USA for the gold medal, this would be an interesting view of downtown crowds. Watch live streaming video from bcmclivechannel at livestream.com It’s bound to be a sea of red later, despite the rain outside. From the […]

Vancouver 2010 Day 16 Wrapping Up

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s the very last day of the Vancouver 2010 Olympics and I’m pretty sure I’m never going to forget this experience — or find something to top it in the near future. Day 16 yesterday started off with a press conference with our men’s short track speed skating team. They collected gold the night before […]

George Stroumboulopoulos at Vancouver 2010

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Since last year, whenever George Stroumboulopoulos has found himself in Vancouver he has also graciously found the time to do a little interview with me. Strombo & his Miss604 button – Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr We met up on the corner of Howe and Smithe this afternoon and chatted about why he’s in […]