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NorthGeek at the Olympics

by Noah Bloom Posted in Olympics

It has been quite the memorable two weeks for us during the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games. We hope you enjoyed it too. Here are some highlights!

Without a doubt, seeing Jenn Heil rip down the Cypress mogul course for a silver medal on day two of the Games was a highlight:

Perhaps the most exciting events in the Winter Games is the men’s 5000m short track speed skating relay. The result did not disappoint:

The winner of the men’s 500m (that is SHORT and FAST!) short track speed skating final crossed the line BACKWARDS! Check it out:

During an “intimate” concert at Molson Canadian Hockey House, Sam Roberts was joined onstage by none other than the Canadian and his-great-quirkiness Shaun Majumder. He is quickly dragged offstage until he probably says something to stay and dance as a true Canada hockey superfan:

Check out our other Olympics videos here!

Some pictures from NorthGeek’s adventures. The morning after the Opening Ceremonies, here’s the torch at Canada Place:
Morning after view of the Olympic fame on my am run to Stanley Park  #van2010 #tnmh

A view of the Olympic torch and Vancouver skyline from Stanley Park — what a photogenic city:
Vancouver skyline with Olympic Flame #tnmh

Day 1 of the Olympics, here’s Daniel and Noah at the women’s moguls, getting slightly wet but not distressed:
This is the OLYMPICS. We are here. We are the Olympics #van2010 #tnmh

NorthGeek with Canadian darling Jenn Heil:
NorthGeek with silver medalist Jenn Heil

NorthGeek at men’s moguls for Alex Bilodeau gold, Canada’s first gold on Canadian soil!
Mens Moguls

Sam Roberts Band covered in Canada:
Sam Roberts @ Olympics

Noah with Canadian skeleton golden boy Jon Montgomery. What a phenomenal guy:
Golden Canadian Jon Montgomery

A wet Jet with fireworks at the Whistler Celebration site:
Jet @ Whistler Celebration Site

The short track women’s relay team from Canada jumps for silver:
Short Track Skating jumps for silver

The Robson street crowd after Canada hockey gold:
Robson Street and Granville right now. This city has never been alive  like this #van2010 #tnmh

Here are more photos our Flickr Olympics set.

Noah’s personal Facebook photo album is here.

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