“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, […]
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When the Coca-Cola “Happiness Inspector” asks if you’re ready to “Open Happiness” you’d better be ready. Set up inside LiveCity Yaletown the Coca-Cola pavilion will leave you smiling and giddy, and that’s not even from all the free pop they’ll toss your way. While the line ups for LiveCity or the Coca-Cola pavilion (once you […]
Yesterday was a big day for Canada at the Olympics. We won four medals and Clara Hughes became the most decorated multi-Olympic athlete of all time (having competed in both Summer and Winter Games). I explored more paviions, liveblogged another press conference, hung out at the Can Fund Athlete’s House, and ended the night at […]
Oakley has boosted its presence in Vancouver during the 2010 Winter Olympic Games to promote its eyewear and the athletes that wear it (such as Shaun White, Jenn Heil, Alex Bilodeau, Maelle Ricker and Kristina Groves). Rolling O-Lab Located on Grouse Mountain the Rolling O-Lab is a mobile demonstration unit open from 9:00am until 8:00pm. […]
Canada has celebrated 6 gold medals so far during the Vancouver 2010 Games and I’ve been fortunate enough to sit in on press conferences with two of the champions so far, Alex Bilodeau and Maelle Ricker. This morning women’s ski cross medalist Ashleigh McIvor will speak about her golden experience on the slopes yesterday. Heading […]
Expecting about 60,000 visitors throughout the duration of the Games, the Royal Canadian Mint has been overwhelmed with the positive public response to their exhibits and Olympic medal displays. Having seen about 80,000 visitors to date already, they have lineups that cross several city blocks, some often waiting about 5-7 hours just to get in […]