The 2010 Winter Olympics opened this weekend in Vancouver, BC. with a beautiful ceremony that celebrated Canada‘s diverse and easy going nature. There was even a bit of improvisation when there was a technical malfunction with the 4th leg of the cauldron. While awkward for a bit the 4 athletes handled the moment swimmingly as if it was all part of the plan.
The United States will be looking to top their 2006 Torino medal count of 25 which was good enough for second overall just behind Germany‘s 29. The weekend wrapped up with the US leading with 6 narrowly in front of Germany following with 4.