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Archive for the category "olympics"

XL Leadership Summit VIP Reception

February 13th, 2014 @ 10:44am by John Biehler

Last night I had the pleasure of attending the VIP reception for the XL Leadership Summit at Rogue Kitchen and Wetbar. It brought out many of the people behind Vancouver’s 2010 Winter Olympics including John Furlong and many Olympic and Paralympic athletes. The special guest was Commander Chris Hadfield, former commander of the International Space […]

Red Mitten Weekend at BC Sports Hall of Fame

January 30th, 2014 @ 9:34am by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’m a big fan of Vancouver’s museums and galleries, including the BC Sports Hall of Fame which is located right at BC Place. From February 8th until February 10th they’ll be celebrating Family Day in BC along with the 4th anniversary of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games. Red Mitten Weekend at BC Sports Hall of […]

Winter Games Legacy Celebration

January 28th, 2014 @ 10:47am by Rebecca Bollwitt

“Remember when the Olympics were here?” John and I ask each other this nostalgic question every now and then. It was an amazing time for us; covering the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, riding along with the torch relay, attending press conferences, ziplining over Robson Street, and cheering our hearts out for every Canadian athlete and […]

Go World: Team VISA’s Richard Peter

August 10th, 2012 @ 2:27pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Visa is currently sponsoring a handful of Canadian Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls (and some who have become champions already) as they have done for the last 26 years. They have partnered with me to showcase members of their team like bronze medal-winners Brent Hayden of Mission and Emilie Heymans, and Paralympic swimmer Benoît Huot. Today’s […]

Go World: Team VISA’s Benoît Huot

August 9th, 2012 @ 10:39am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Visa is currently sponsoring a handful of Canadian Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls (and some who have become champions already) as they have done for the last 26 years. They have partnered with me to showcase members of their team like bronze medal-winners Brent Hayden of Mission and Emilie Heymans, and today’s feature moves on to […]

Go World: Team VISA’s Emilie Heymans

August 7th, 2012 @ 10:39am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Visa is currently sponsoring a handful of Canadian Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls (and some who have become champions already) as they have done for the last 26 years. They have partnered with me to showcase members of their team like Brent Hayden of Mission and to do a giveaway this week. The next Team VISA […]

Go World: Team VISA’s Brent Hayden

August 6th, 2012 @ 10:19am by Rebecca Bollwitt

London has done quite an admirable job with the Summer Olympics so far and it’s been heartwarming to hear all the cheers for Canada echoing from the venues. Back at home, friends, family, and spectators are gathering at homes, pubs, and restaurants to support Team Canada from afar. There’s just one week left at the […]

On the Ground at the London 2012 Olympics

August 1st, 2012 @ 8:09am by Guest Author

We’re fortunate to have extensive coverage of the London 2012 Olympics here in Canada as the official media partners feed our insatiable appetite for athletic news and highlights. According to a Bell Media release issued this morning, the Olympic audience here has grown 74% over Beijing and the CTV websites (English and French) and apps […]