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sochi 2014

Oh hello #SochiProblems, we missed you! The end of the Sochi Olympics and the start of the Paralympics shows that organizers
I spent the last two weeks in Sochi, isolated from North American media, and had assumed that by this time most of the myths
2014-02-14-sochibanner.jpgGiven that our own startup company -- Shnarped Hockey -- plays in the social media space, I've paid particular attention to how people are connecting in Sochi, and have found that it's quite different than how people are staying in touch with family and friends back home.
My family had a serious case of Olympic fever. Along with many Canadians, the winter games have become a permanent fixture on our television screen, and a major topic of discussion around the dinner table. The Olympics present valuable learning opportunities for adults and children of all ages. Parents can use these great learning opportunities to foster "a gold medal attitude" for children.
Two weeks of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics have come and gone. After cheering on Team Canada, which earned 25 medals this
It's over. After more than two week of intense competition, the Sochi Olympics have come to a close. For Canada, it has been
It may be snowy and gross out in Vancouver right now, but that hasn't stopped the masses (trusty umbrellas and all) from
You know what Canadians love more than red and white? GOLD! On Sunday Feb. 22, Canadians all across the country got to celebrate
2014-02-14-sochibanner.jpgOn Wednesday I decided I would try to ask some Russians what they knew about Canada. This line of questioning didn't go far, but did initiate a whirlwind experience that in and of itself has made my entire voyage to Sochi worthwhile.
Here's hoping Canada wins today!