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Vancouver 2010 Saves the Best for Last

28 Feb

Last Call for the Winter Games

Despite starting off with the tragic death of Georgian luger, Nodar Kumaritashvili, and being trashed in the foreign press for all the misfires, Vancouver breathed a collective sigh of relief this weekend as the Winter Games came together.

Athletic accomplishments and personal bests were set with Team Canada winning 14 gold medals for the Winter Olympics.

Sidney Crosby to the Rescue: After leading the charge for most of the gold medal hockey game, Team Canada gave up a goal (with less than a minute to go) to send the game into overtime. Team USA had the momentum and Ryan Miller, but Nova Scotia’s Sidney Crosby saved the country from a collective nervous breakdown (does Sidney have a girlfriend?) The New York tabloids are calling him “Sid Vicious” but he’s just Sid the Kid to us.

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Musical Performances Stand Out at Vancouver Opening Ceremonies

13 Feb

Opening Ceremonies Highlights

If you missed the Opening Ceremonies of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, here are some of the highlights (mostly musical) from the show.

O Canada Remix: Nikki Yanofsky in a red origami fold dress and red heels kicked off the ceremonies with a jazzed up rendition of the Canadian anthem, which is certain to stir up traditionalists. I Believe, the Olympic theme sung by Yanofsky, is still topping the Canadian iTunes chart.

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