Category Archives: 2010 Olympics

Vancouver 2010 – It’s a wrap!

Actually – it was a wrap 3 weeks ago.  I have not had a post in quite some time.  Leading up to the Olympics I was absolutely sure there was going to be a great deal to write about.  That I was going to cover as many of the great stories as possible.  The reality [...]

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Take your pick – either run is worth Gold!

  Shaun White snowboarded to achieve back-to-back Olympic Golds this week at Vancouver, and it appears as if his Project X training has paid off.  Shaun's first run – 46.8  Enough to put him clearly ahead in the competition.  Standing atop the mouth of the pipe, Shaun watched as each of his competitors could not [...]

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Doublecork McTwist 1260

Shaun White landed his new trick Friday night, a Doublecork McTwist 1260, at the U.S. Snowboarding Grand Prix Olympic qualifier in Park City, Utah.  With a near perfect score of 49.0, White has not only secured a spot on the Olympic team, but has made it absolutely clear to the other Olympic competitors, that he [...]

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Vancouver 2010 Olympics – No Women’s Ski Jumping Allowed

An embattled mix of international politics, tradition and claimed discrimination came to an end this week when the Supreme Court of Canada refused to hear an appeal in the fight to allow female ski jumpers the right to compete in the 2010 Winter Olympics.  There are certainly two sides of the story on this one, [...]

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Sea to Sky Highway – What’s Your Track?

Time off – check.  Good group of friends as travel companions – check.  Olympic tickets – check.  Accommodations – check.  Appropriate music for the drive up Sea to Sky Highway from Vancouver to Whistler – MUST HAVE! Music is a huge part of my life.  The only thing that matches my pursuit for great snow [...]

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