Monthly Archives: February 2010

Foggy Olympics

Olympics Men’s Snowboarding

Gold medalist Shaun White of the U.S. (L) celebrates with bronze medalist compatriot Scott Lago after the men's halfpipe final on Cypress Mountain during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 17, 2010.

Gold medalist Shaun White of the U.S. (L) celebrates with bronze medalist compatriot Scott Lago after the men's halfpipe final on Cypress Mountain during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 17, 2010.

Shaun White of the United States competes in the men's snowboarding halfpipe qualifiers on Cypress Mountain during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic

Shaun White of the United States competes in the men's snowboarding halfpipe qualifiers on Cypress Mountain during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic

Korea's Ho-Jun Kim competes in the men's snowboarding halfpipe qualifiers on Cypress Mountain during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 17, 2010.

Korea's Ho-Jun Kim competes in the men's snowboarding halfpipe qualifiers on Cypress Mountain during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 17, 2010.

France's Dolf Van der Wal competes in the men's snowboarding halfpipe qualifiers on Cypress Mountain during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 17, 2010.

France's Dolf Van der Wal competes in the men's snowboarding halfpipe qualifiers on Cypress Mountain during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 17, 2010.

View from Cypress Mountain

Olympics

A snowboarder soars through the centre ring of the Olympic Rings during the opening ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 12, 2010.

A snowboarder soars through the centre ring of the Olympic Rings during the opening ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 12, 2010.


An Inukshuk statue is seen silhouetted in in front of the Olympic Village prior to the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, February 10, 2010. The Inukshuk is a stacked rock in human form that provided direction for centuries across the horizons for the Inuit of Canada's Arctic. It is a symbol of hope and friendship and was chosen as the emblem of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games that start on February 12, 2010.

An Inukshuk statue is seen silhouetted in in front of the Olympic Village prior to the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, February 10, 2010. The Inukshuk is a stacked rock in human form that provided direction for centuries across the horizons for the Inuit of Canada's Arctic. It is a symbol of hope and friendship and was chosen as the emblem of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games that start on February 12, 2010.


The Olympic cauldron is lit by torch bearers despite one of the supporting arms of the cauldron failing to emerge from a hole in the ground during the opening ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 12, 2010.

The Olympic cauldron is lit by torch bearers despite one of the supporting arms of the cauldron failing to emerge from a hole in the ground during the opening ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 12, 2010.