Epic Canadian Olympic Fans

The Olympic Park was all but deserted on the final day of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games. There were only two events scheduled that day: Men's Gold Medal Hockey and the Closing Ceremony. Only those...

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Dasvidaniya Sochi!

Some thoughts to share as I say goodbye to Russia:   Sochi was an excellent Olympic host city. It may have seemed like an odd choice with it’s a subtropical climate, minimal infrastructure...

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Olympic Luck and my road to Sochi 2014

Once again I am off on a mission for Olympic magic.  It’s a mission which began for me as an impressionable elementary schooler back in 1988, was fuelled by years of following the games on TV...

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Esta Sadok, Russia: From Estonian Village to Extravagant Vicinity

  The Mountain cluster at these Sochi 2014 is about 50km north of Olympic Park in the Krasnaya Polyana region of greater Sochi. Here they are playing host to many of the Olympic ski venues...

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Hot. Cool. Yours… Welcome to Sochi

Sochi is a city of contrasts.   It’s Russia but it feels like the Mediterranean. It’s Europe but it’s time zone is Asia.  Its an old authoritarian regime but its a young, open...

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Epic Canadian Olympic Fans

Epic Canadian Olympic Fans

The Olympic Park was all but deserted on the final day of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games. There were only two events scheduled that day: Men's Gold Medal Hockey and the Closing Ceremony. Only those...
Dasvidaniya Sochi!

Dasvidaniya Sochi!

Some thoughts to share as I say goodbye to Russia:   Sochi was an excellent Olympic host city. It may have seemed like an odd choice with it’s a subtropical climate, minimal infrastructure...
Olympic Luck and my road to Sochi 2014

Olympic Luck and my road to Sochi 2014

Once again I am off on a mission for Olympic magic.  It’s a mission which began for me as an impressionable elementary schooler back in 1988, was fuelled by years of following the games on TV...
Esta Sadok, Russia: From Estonian Village to Extravagant Vicinity

Esta Sadok, Russia: From Estonian Village to Extravagant Vicinity

  The Mountain cluster at these Sochi 2014 is about 50km north of Olympic Park in the Krasnaya Polyana region of greater Sochi. Here they are playing host to many of the Olympic ski venues...
Hot. Cool. Yours… Welcome to Sochi

Hot. Cool. Yours… Welcome to Sochi

Sochi is a city of contrasts.   It’s Russia but it feels like the Mediterranean. It’s Europe but it’s time zone is Asia.  Its an old authoritarian regime but its a young, open...
The Canadian Olympic Committee Applauds The Harper Government For Their Renewed And Permanent Support Of Canadian Athletes And All High Performance Communities

The Canadian Olympic Committee Applauds The Harper Government For Their Renewed And Permanent Support Of Canadian Athletes And All High Performance Communities

February 12, 2014   COC President Marcel Aubut thanks Prime Minister Stephen Harper for his commitment to our athletes OTTAWA – The Canadian Olympic Committee congratulated the Harper Government...
CANADA’S DENNY MORRISON WINS SILVER IN MEN’S SPEED SKATING

CANADA’S DENNY MORRISON WINS SILVER IN MEN’S SPEED SKATING

February 12, 2014 SOCHI, RUSSIA – Canada’s Denny Morrison has made good on teammate Gilmore Junio’s offer to replace him in the men’s 1000m race. Morrison, now a three-time Olympic medallist...
Canadian pride has come a long way since Calgary 88

Canadian pride has come a long way since Calgary 88

The Olympics are once again upon us and with it comes the onslaught of toque-wearing, red mitten-waving, ‘eh’-saying, winter-sport-loving Canadian pride. Three gold medals and early lead...
Onward to Sochi: the 2014 Video Blog begins

Onward to Sochi: the 2014 Video Blog begins

The journey to Russia has been chaotic, and here we have three iPhone videos encapsulating the process of getting to Sochi and the first impressions of the 2014 Winter Olympics. It has been a...
Thank You for Bringing the Olympic Spirit Project to Life!

Thank You for Bringing the Olympic Spirit Project to Life!

The last 25 days have been on heck of a ride! WOW! Thanks to everyone who contributed to the Kickstarter campaign, the Olympic Spirit Project went from a dream to becoming a reality! Thanks to a...
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