Sochi Olympics – where you can try these events yourself

The Winter Olympics are coming – the following article shows you where you can try various sports such as ski-jumping, skeleton, bob-sleigh, and downhill skiing. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/snowandski/10594393/Winter-Olympics-2014-how-to-be-an-Olympian-on-the-slopes.html

The Festivals of Vancouver

Sight Number 17 – The Festivals of Vancouver Festivals abound in Vancouver and they begin on the first day of the year. There are Polar Bear swims at various places in the Lower Mainland such as Deep Cove in North Vancouver and at Davis Bay on the Sunshine Coast, but the largest gathering of swimmers isContinue reading “The Festivals of Vancouver”

New Sports for the Winter Olympics

Travelling on the skytrain today I came across a folder that had a VANOC label on it. Apparently, some new sports are going to be included in the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver/Whistler. These new sports will ensure that Canada “owns the podium” in 2010.     To read more follow this link http://www.groundreport.com/article.php?articleID=174