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Sport BC Athlete of the Year Awards

March 29th, 2010 @ 10:16am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Sport BC Athlete of the Year Awards are being awarded this week as the province’s top athletes receive recognition for their stellar performances. Nominees and finalists have been selected and winners will be announced March 31st at the River Rock Show Theatre. Award categories include: Athlete with a Disability, Coach of the Year, College […]

Vancouver 2010 Paralympics Day 7 at Para-Alpine

March 18th, 2010 @ 6:16pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

This morning I woke up in Whistler Creekside and headed up to the Para-Alpine venue for Day 7 of the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games. The morning’s events included Para-Alpine downhill in the sitting, standing, and visually-impaired categories. As a photo of a hockey puck sitting in Toronto’s Hockey Hall of Fame got more face […]

Paralympic Sledge Hockey Tickets

March 15th, 2010 @ 1:30pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Paralmypics are in full swing and with two wins under their belt, our Sledge Hockey team is picking up the pace. The action on the ice is fast, hard-hitting, and the skills required to excel in this sport are unmatched. Photo credit: MariskaR on Flickr – VancouverAccess2010 During my Vancouver 2010 Olympics coverage I […]

Vancouver 2010 Paralympics Day 1

March 12th, 2010 @ 11:28am by Rebecca Bollwitt

I had a familiar feeling this morning as the Paralympic flame looped its way around the downtown core during its 24 hour relay. Pedestrian thoroughfares, tents, displays, torchbearers, and cheerful passersby wearing red mittens. The Vancouver 2010 Paralympics Games kick off tonight with the Opening Ceremony at BC Place and the excitement among the Canadian […]

Donate to Win Tickets to the Opening Ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Paralympics

March 11th, 2010 @ 1:37pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Robert Scales of VancouverAccess2010.com recently approached me to see if I could help run a contest to give away his tickets to the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony. Wanting to do more than simply hold a draw, Robert had the fantastic idea to also raise funds for the BC Wheelchair Sports Association. We only […]

24 Hour Paralympic Torch Relay

March 10th, 2010 @ 8:30am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Torch Relay will arrive in Vancouver March 11th and make a 24-hour loop around downtown until the Opening Ceremony March 12th. Location Robson Square, with the relay looping around Howe, Georgia, Granville, Smithe, Bute and Robson Time 2:00pm March 11th until 2:00pm March 12th, 2010 Events Robson Square will host live […]

LiveCity Vancouver Back for Paralympics

March 9th, 2010 @ 11:41am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Olympics are gone but the excitement of the Paralympics is about the take over the town as LiveCity returns. One of the most popular attractions during the Olympics, LiveCity’s downtown location will re-open March 12th featuring pavilions and performances you might have previously missed due to long lines. Location Georgia at Cambie Street Hours […]

Vancouver 2010 Paralympics Opening Ceremony

March 8th, 2010 @ 9:32am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Torch Relay is en route, making its way to Vancouver for March 12th. This morning I had the chance to speak with Patrick Roberge whose production company, Patrick Roberge Productions (PRP), has been tasked with presenting us the the Opening Ceremony. Photo credit: Kanpeki Yume on Flickr Having closely watched several […]