Archive of posts tagged "van2010"

Winter Games Legacy Celebration

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“Remember when the Olympics were here?” John and I ask each other this nostalgic question every now and then. It was an amazing time for us; covering the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, riding along with the torch relay, attending press conferences, ziplining over Robson Street, and cheering our hearts out for every Canadian athlete and […]

With Glowing Hearts Screening

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During the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics Andrew Lavigne followed a group of various social media users around the city to see how the digital world impacted the Games and their daily lives. The result is With Glowing Hearts. A unique documentary that, being funded by grassroots campaigns and screenings by donation, is finally ready for […]

BC Government to Declare Days in Honor of Olympians, Paralympians

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It was announced yesterday (and I found out thanks to the Canadian Paralympic Committee’s Twitter account) that the Government of BC will proclaim days throughout 2011 in honor of BC Olympic and Paralympic medallists. Maëlle Ricker. Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr “Athletes will be recognized on the one-year anniversary of their medal-winning performance. Athletes […]

John Furlong’s Book, Win a Copy of Patriot Hearts

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Tomorrow marks the one year anniversary of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games, an event that has forever changed our city in many ways. We came together as a region, Province, and country, to celebrate athleticism at its best while letting our patriotism show. One man who had a major hand in making this event happen […]

Columba Light Festival West Vancouver

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West Vancouver will host its own winter festival this weekend, celebrating the one year anniversary of the Vancouver 2010 Olympics. The Columba Festival (named after a constellation that appears over our North Shore skies at this time of year) will feature concerts and activities along the Waterfront, at the Community Centre, Ferry Building, Silk Purse […]

Vancouver 2010 Banners Still on Sale

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Last August I announced that Vancouver 2010 Winter Games street banners were for sale from VANOC with proceeds benefitting Tradeworks Training Society. A few months later, and closer to the anniversary celebrations, there are still banners available for purchase from The Flag Shop. Photo credit: cheukiecfu The banners range from $34.95 to $79.95 (for ones […]