The Games of the Great Recession. The Bailout Games. The El Nino Games. The Summer Games in Wintertime.
Hands up if you remember the heatwave or got sunburn; the sunsets were fabulous from my perch in the press tribune at Cypress Mountain.
Since then, the London 2012 Olympics came and went. We’re now less than a year until the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.
Coming later this month is the 10th anniversary of the City of Vancouver plebiscite on the Olympic bid, which was passed by 64% of the 46% of voters who went to the polls on Feb. 22.
Relive all the memories and learn shocking, never-before told stories. Read Red Mittens & Red Ink: The Vancouver Olympics e-book by Bob Mackin. The only book of its kind on the biggest, most-controversial sport and security spectacle in Canadian history.
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As a special bonus, click here to enjoy the Feb. 12, 2010 opening ceremony, in full.
News and views on Vancouver 2010 (and beyond) from Bob Mackin.