Saturday, July 28, 2012

Go Canada Go!

I am so excited for the Olympics. I always try to watch as much as I possibly can and when they were in Vancouver I was able to watch most of the coverage. Also, having J a month and a half earlier helped too because I was up late so I didn't miss anything!

Personally, I prefer the Winter Olympics because I relate a little more to those sports than I do the Summer sports but it's still a lot of fun to watch.

I really enjoyed the Opening Ceremonies. I loved seeing Kenneth Branaugh (one of my favourite actors) and Mr. Bean! Got a little lost at the part with the hospital beds (despite the explanations), but overall I loved it. One of my favourite parts is seeing all the athletes come in wearing their outfits. Some are hilarious (i.e. Spain) and others are fantastic. I really like the ones that are more traditional to their country.

Check out the Canadian duds below:

Triathlete Simon Whitfield carries the flag for Team Canada as the Canadians enter the stadium during the opening ceremonies for the 2012 Olympic Games in London on Friday.
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I've spent this morning watching beach volleyball (wearing a bathing suit on TV while jumping around isn't my idea of fun!) and the cycling race, while trying to entertain a toddler who just wants to watch Blues Clues and Bubble Guppies. So far I'm winning!

Some of the events that I'm really looking forward to seeing:

Triathlon
Canoe & Kayak races
Diving
Trampoline
Athletics (running mostly)
and a little bit of swimming

What are you looking forward to watching? Did you watch the opening ceremonies? Loved it or hated it?

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