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Monday, March 1, 2010

Memories of the Games

If you are like me and don't want the Games to end, check out these video links....great memories....
1)  "I Believe / J'Imagine" video - images of Canada's medal winners with a duet of the anglo/franco versions of the CTV/TSN music:
2)  Stephen Brunt's video essay on the impact of the Games:
3)  "Olympic Dreamin' in the Digital Lounge" by CTV's Matt Wells - a song with highlights of Canada's Vancouver Olympians:

4)  NBC's Tom Brokaw introducing Canada to the American viewers - this is a lump in your throat video that will make Canadians proud:
5)  "You Gotta Be Here" video - produced by Tourism BC - HD version - this is an unbelieveable montage of views of BC hosted by some famous British Columbians - don't watch it unless you want to visit/move to BC:

6)  "With Glowing Hearts" video - released prior to the Games, to generate enthusiasm in Canada for the Olympics:
7) "I Believe" video - released prior to the Games, supporting the torch relay:
   a)  English version sung by Nikki Yanovsky:
   b)  French version sung by Annie Villeneuve:
8)  "O Canada" video - by McDonalds, the official restaurant of the Games - generating enthusiasm for the Games - nice patriotic video:
9)  "We Were Made for This" video - by Hudsons Bay Company, the official clothier of the Games:
10)  Vancouver 2010 Olympic Bid Win video - listen to Jacques Rogge announce the winning city in 2003:
11)  Vancouver 1970 Olympic Bid video - December 2009 CBC report on the failed 1970 bid: 

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