Archive of posts tagged "vancouver2010"

Vancouver 2010 Paralympics Opening Ceremony

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Torch Relay is en route, making its way to Vancouver for March 12th. This morning I had the chance to speak with Patrick Roberge whose production company, Patrick Roberge Productions (PRP), has been tasked with presenting us the the Opening Ceremony. Photo credit: Kanpeki Yume on Flickr Having closely watched several […]

Vancouver 2010 Torch Relay Video

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Just when I thought I had wrapped up my Vancouver 2010 coverage, I discover an amazing video on YouTube by director Trevor Meier, featuring the Olympic Torch Relay. Comissioned by VANOC, they have an entire series of videos from the relay, the following is from Days 64 – 70. The Torch Relay was one of […]

Vancouver 2010 The Final Tally

Comments 18 by Rebecca Bollwitt

On the very last day of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games I cried twice. Once, when Sidney Crosby’s goal got past a stellar Ryan Miller, and once again when Neil Young was singing as the flame disappeared from the Olympic cauldron. It’s been seven years in the making and even though it’s gone, I […]

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 […]