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Our arrival to Torino... Itís a long way from Calgary by pick-up truck!
Our arrival to Torino... Itís a long way from Calgary by pick-up truck!
Go Canada Go! Canadian Fans Unite for the Cause! What a Welcome!
Go Canada Go! Canadian Fans Unite for the Cause! What a Welcome!
The Squad with the Olympic Flame burning brightly in the background following opening ceremonies!
The Squad with the Olympic Flame burning brightly in the background following opening ceremonies!
How does Spezza-Crosby-Steal sound for 2010?
How does Spezza-Crosby-Steal sound for 2010?
Goal tending was solid so Dallas Stars Marty Turco's Fame action was limited... Marty's not only a great stopper, he is also a heck of a puck-handler and shooter... Hey may be we should'a...
Goal tending was solid so Dallas Stars Marty Turco's Fame action was limited... Marty's not only a great stopper, he is also a heck of a puck-handler and shooter... Hey may be we should'a...
Team Finland's and Montreal Canadian's Captain Saku Koivu did an unbelievable job in leading his team to a silver medal!
Team Finland's and Montreal Canadian's Captain Saku Koivu did an unbelievable job in leading his team to a silver medal!
Team Finland's Teppo Numminen... best hair n the NHL, eat your heart out Ricci!
Team Finland's Teppo Numminen... best hair n the NHL, eat your heart out Ricci!
Captain Canada Cassie Campbell adds another Gold Medal to her Trophy Case... the Snowballers were there to hear O'Canada.  Thanks Cassie for again leading the charge.
Captain Canada Cassie Campbell adds another Gold Medal to her Trophy Case... the Snowballers were there to hear O'Canada. Thanks Cassie for again leading the charge.
Canadian Superstar and Tournament MVP Hayley Wickenheiser played the Tournament with a broken hand... Don Cherry would like that!
Canadian Superstar and Tournament MVP Hayley Wickenheiser played the Tournament with a broken hand... Don Cherry would like that!
The One and Only, Walter Gretzky.  We hope he can convince Wayne to stay on for 2010.
The One and Only, Walter Gretzky. We hope he can convince Wayne to stay on for 2010.
TSN Crew Bob McKenzie, Gord Miller and Pierre Maguire... Hey Gord, Why no Snowball Fighting Coverage!
TSN Crew Bob McKenzie, Gord Miller and Pierre Maguire... Hey Gord, Why no Snowball Fighting Coverage!
An always gracious NHL VP Bill Daly
An always gracious NHL VP Bill Daly
CBC's Don Whittman thought that a Bobsledding/Snowball Fighting event would make for good TV!
CBC's Don Whittman thought that a Bobsledding/Snowball Fighting event would make for good TV!
Six Man Party! This thing works better on Ice!
Six Man Party! This thing works better on Ice!
A day off with NHL Superstar and Finnish Flash, Teemu Selane (patiently waiting for his wife)...
A day off with NHL Superstar and Finnish Flash, Teemu Selane (patiently waiting for his wife)...
NBC Today Show doing our
NBC Today Show doing our "We love Katie" chant... Mario really does!
Here with our neighbours to the south, Todd and Trish Luoma-Dunn.  Disappointed with Bronze but very nice people... how about Minnesota for an 11th province?
Here with our neighbours to the south, Todd and Trish Luoma-Dunn. Disappointed with Bronze but very nice people... how about Minnesota for an 11th province?
That Bronze just does not taste as good as gold... but it still tastes pretty good!
That Bronze just does not taste as good as gold... but it still tastes pretty good!
Hey Trish, Trade you a beer for a medal... ok!
Hey Trish, Trade you a beer for a medal... ok!
Francesco with legendary Russian Hockey Coach Victor Tikenov
Francesco with legendary Russian Hockey Coach Victor Tikenov
A Calgary connection... this strapping Russian won speed-skating gold in 1988...
A Calgary connection... this strapping Russian won speed-skating gold in 1988...
The Russian Fans were dressed for success and celebrated the Russian win over the Men's Hockey Team... Russia House... Wow!
The Russian Fans were dressed for success and celebrated the Russian win over the Men's Hockey Team... Russia House... Wow!
Canadian Women's Hockey Team does it again! Charline Labonte, Gina K. and Crew
Canadian Women's Hockey Team does it again! Charline Labonte, Gina K. and Crew
And of course they were good sports about it!  As were the Swedes!
And of course they were good sports about it! As were the Swedes!
Still in training, Francesco has a mini-beer with Team Canada assistant coach Tim Bothwell... an awesome guy and great coach.  Congratulations on helping brink back the gold Tim!
Still in training, Francesco has a mini-beer with Team Canada assistant coach Tim Bothwell... an awesome guy and great coach. Congratulations on helping brink back the gold Tim!
Foes and friends... Tim Bothwell and Swedish coach Peter Erland share strategies following the Women's Gold Medal Match!
Foes and friends... Tim Bothwell and Swedish coach Peter Erland share strategies following the Women's Gold Medal Match!
Crossing international boundaries with the Italian Women's Hockey Team!
Crossing international boundaries with the Italian Women's Hockey Team!
Marc Ahr has been painting Olympic events since 1992....here, he paints the Snowball Fighting Team into the Canadian Women Hockey Team's Gold Medal win over Sweden... Yeah Canada!
Marc Ahr has been painting Olympic events since 1992....here, he paints the Snowball Fighting Team into the Canadian Women Hockey Team's Gold Medal win over Sweden... Yeah Canada!
With our Artist friend Marc Ahr at his shop besides the Medals Plaza.
With our Artist friend Marc Ahr at his shop besides the Medals Plaza.
There is that crazy artist again!  You can visit Marc's website at <a href=www.marcahr.net">
There is that crazy artist again! You can visit Marc's website at www.marcahr.net
Team solidarity with Canadian Bobsledder Heather W.
Team solidarity with Canadian Bobsledder Heather W.
Stop right there!  After we shut down the Bulgarians in the semi-finals!
Stop right there! After we shut down the Bulgarians in the semi-finals!
Waiting for our shuttle to our next match...
Waiting for our shuttle to our next match...
Desperate times call for desperate measures... here, we commandeer a fire-truck to work our way through the crowds to our next match!
Desperate times call for desperate measures... here, we commandeer a fire-truck to work our way through the crowds to our next match!
Go Canada Go! The Cheerleaders say so!
Go Canada Go! The Cheerleaders say so!
A celebratory toast after a tough win over Germany!
A celebratory toast after a tough win over Germany!
The Canadian men beat the Czechs 3 to 2 but our Czech friend took the loss in stride
The Canadian men beat the Czechs 3 to 2 but our Czech friend took the loss in stride
OT on stage with the famous Swiss punk band
OT on stage with the famous Swiss punk band "QL". That's one mean air-guitar!
Back stage with the guys from www.funpunk.ch">
Back stage with the guys from "QL", Tosi, Sagi and Pat. These guys really rock! Check them out at www.funpunk.ch
With the Olympic Mascots,
With the Olympic Mascots, "Neve" and "Glace" before springing into action in our match against the Swiss... their watches and cheese are great, but their snow-ball fighting... yeesh!
No wonder the Swiss beat our Men's Hockey Team 2-0... their coach is from Winnipeg!... and this is his wife and daughter.
No wonder the Swiss beat our Men's Hockey Team 2-0... their coach is from Winnipeg!... and this is his wife and daughter.
The unfurling of a massive Swiss flag... or is that the Red Cross?
The unfurling of a massive Swiss flag... or is that the Red Cross?
A general consensus that Poland would be a good Olympic host!
A general consensus that Poland would be a good Olympic host!
Snowball Fighting Team Vehicle!
Snowball Fighting Team Vehicle!
Viva Italia!
Viva Italia!
Crazy Italians...
Crazy Italians...
It's always nice to have friends in high places, especially when they are such nice guys... but aren't all of us Canadians?!
It's always nice to have friends in high places, especially when they are such nice guys... but aren't all of us Canadians?!
A regular early morning stop at our favourite panini stand to
A regular early morning stop at our favourite panini stand to "carb up" before the next day's competition. Here we met the owner of the Dartsub Pub who insisted he re-open his pub so we could all have one more nightcap...
Would you like some Mustard on that?!?!  Best Panini, Bar None!
Would you like some Mustard on that?!?! Best Panini, Bar None!
This little guy, son of the Men's USA Hockey Team's Trainer in 2002 was a crowd pleaser!
This little guy, son of the Men's USA Hockey Team's Trainer in 2002 was a crowd pleaser!
Security was high at all events...
Security was high at all events...
Crazy String and Garbage Cans... a bad combination eh Phil!!
Crazy String and Garbage Cans... a bad combination eh Phil!!
Disciples of the Rock Band
Disciples of the Rock Band "The Cure" still going strong "In Between Days"
Holy Enormous Mascots Batman!
Holy Enormous Mascots Batman!
Snowball Fighter in training Luc from Montreal had the
Snowball Fighter in training Luc from Montreal had the "We're Number One!" chant going!
Luc entertaining the crowd...
Luc entertaining the crowd...
Shirley loves Crazy String!
Shirley loves Crazy String!
Canadian Fans!  The Best!
Canadian Fans! The Best!
Here's to Torino! Limoncello all around! Grazie!
Here's to Torino! Limoncello all around! Grazie!
Yes! We will be there in 010!
Yes! We will be there in 010!
The curtain closes on another Olympics... see you in Vancouver!
The curtain closes on another Olympics... see you in Vancouver!
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