Archive for the ‘2010 Winter Olympics’ Category

So the Olympics are now over and the craziness has died down a little bit. Whew! Don’t get me wrong. I loved the Olympics. But somehow, working FOR the Olympics for 12 hours a day, 6-7 days a week for months didn’t make it so easy to come home to my downtown apartment – where […]

This is a cool zipline on Robson street. Apparently, it’s free. But the catch is there is a 7 hour line-up. That’s enough time to get excited, get nervous and back out.

No, this picture does not do the olympic flame any justice. It’s a low-resolution image I took using my blackberry the day I discovered that the Olympic cauldron was right in my office – the International Broadcast Centre (IBC). How did I not know it was there, you might ask. Well, the construction was done […]

The tickets for the 2010 Winter Olympics have such a cool design. The official website describes the design as having a “swirling palette of blues and greens found in the natural landscape of Vancouver and the Sea-to-Sky region.” This look will also be found on all banners, venue signage and olympic vehicles during the Games. […]

The 2010 Olympic Torch, designed and manufactured by Bombardier in collaboration with VANOC, is a symbol of the 2010 Winter Games. 12,000 torchbearers will carry the Olympic Flame across Canada on a 45,000-kilometre journey over 100 days. It will start on October 30, 2009 and end on February 12, 2010 at Vancouver’s BC Place (which is […]

When the 2010 Olympic Medals were revealed yesterday, I’ve already heard that their untraditional style isn’t sitting well with everybody.  Some say they look like microwaved frisbees, ashtrays, melt 45s and so on. I don’t get it.  What’s with all the negativity? This is one of the best designs I’ve ever seen in olympic medal […]