U.S. dominates day 7, Canada strikes gold

Canada picked up its third gold of the Games thanks to London Ont., native Christine Nesbitt’s performance in women’s 1000 metre speed skating. With the gold, Canada pushed its medal total to eight, leaving them in fourth place after day seven. The Americans continued to ’rent the podium’ on Thursday as they brought home another […]

McTwist seals gold for Shaun White

To no one’s surprise, American Shaun White repeated as the gold medallist in the men’s halfpipe final on Wednesday night at Cypress Mountain. After posting a score of 46.8 out of 50 on his first run of the finals, White was never challenged, his nearest competitor being fellow American Scott Lago, four points behind. The […]

Ricker gives Canada its second gold medal

Canadian Maelle Ricker captured the gold medal in the women’s snowboard cross event at the Vancouver Olympic Games. Ricker dominated the race from the beginning with a big jump and led the course from start to finish, giving Canada its second gold medal. Alex Bilodeau won gold in men’s moguls on Sunday. The 31-year-old athlete, […]

Canada looks to add to medal total on Day Four

Manuel Osborne-Paradis will look to keep the Canadian gold rush going on Monday when he competes in the Men’s downhill. Paradis has eclipsed Erik Guay, who was the most recognizable Canadian in alpine events coming into this season, with 10 World Cup podiums. Guay has had issues with his back throughout the season causing him […]

Canuck snowboarders look to change history

  Snowboarder Alexa Loo proved to be ready for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Games after winning a parallell giant slalom silver medal at a World Cup in Kreischberg, Austria, early this year. Loo, member of Canada’s women’s team, is a strong contender for a spot on the Olympic podium, and seems to be confident after having […]