олимпийские игры

The 2010 olympic torch in Vancouver, BC - CBC.ca

The 2010 olympic torch in Vancouver, BC – CBC.ca

The 22nd Olympic winter games have officially begun in Sochi, Russia. Despite it’s political/moral state, the spirit of the games is alive and well by a rather strong opening ceremony. Things actually went off without a hitch, at least for viewers of Russian television.  (In their defence there was nothing really disastrous that happened.)

There’s more of an excitement in the air when it comes to the olympic games (at least for me). With competitions the likes of cross country, curling and hockey, it’s been much more of a Canadian event in my eyes. Sure we compete with the rest of the world, but growing up in central Canada for most of my life, winter sport and activity were all I was ever subject to. Continue reading