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George Stroumboulopoulos at Vancouver 2010

Saturday, February 27th, 2010 — 4:58pm PDT
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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 […]

Vancouver 2010 Fan Fashions

Saturday, February 27th, 2010 — 1:00pm PDT
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It’s funny what you can get away with wearing when your city is hosting the Olympics. From body flags to body paint, here’s a glimpse of some of the fashion trends you may only get away with during Vancouver 2010. Canadiana Hand-marked letters, painted faces, stapled-on flags, and those popular white boots that look like […]

Vancouver 2010 Day 15 Recap

Saturday, February 27th, 2010 — 8:36am PDT
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Day 15 of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games was another big one for Canada. Our short track speed-skaters collected more medals, our womens curling team got silver, and the men’s hockey team beat Slovakia to move onto the gold medal game on Sunday. As for my personal experience yesterday, it was just a regular day […]

Vancouver 2010 Canadian Womens Hockey Team

Friday, February 26th, 2010 — 3:14pm PDT
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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

Friday, February 26th, 2010 — 11:33am PDT
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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

Friday, February 26th, 2010 — 10:00am PDT
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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 […]