Archive of posts tagged "olympics"

Vancouver 2010 Day 13 Recap

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 in Vancouver Contest

Comments 291 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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. […]

Vancouver 2010 Ashleigh McIvor Talks About Gold

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]

Vancouver 2010 Royal Canadian Mint Pavilion

Comments 12 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]

House of Switzerland Fundraiser for Streetohome

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The House of Switzerland Canada, the Swiss pavilion located at Bridges on Granville Island, will be hosting a fundraising auction now until February 28th in support of Streetohome. In Vancouver today, at least 3,700 people don’t have a home to call their own. Streetohome is dedicated to ensuring that residents of our city have access […]