Vancouver 2010 Olympics – Day 11: Going for Gold [02/22/10] : The Lion's Den University
Class Notes - 04/26/17

04/26/17 - Class Notes

This class we are going to be discussing multiple things from the textbook. Re-read some of the sections you discussed later to make sure you understand all of it. In order to get back to the site once the teacher goes away, simply hit the close button at the top right next to comments and share. If you are the teacher and reading this, cut the kid a break - if your class was more interesting this would have never happened in the first place.

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Vancouver 2010 Olympics – Day 11: Going for Gold [02/22/10]

The way the Woman’s Hockey team is playing, realistically can any team (even the States) give them a run for the Gold Medal? Sweden knocked off U.S. in 2006 and the States will be looking to avenge that loss, but Canada thumped the World’s 3rd ranked team (the Swedes) 13-1… gat-damn!! Also, Renner looks replicate her podium finish from Turin, with a little help from Chandra Crawford.

Woman’s Hockey
Can anyone stop Canada?

It was the biggest shock in the history of Woman’s Hockey. Yeah, back in 2006′ when Sweden gave the States a good ol’ bitch slap in Turin. The two-time defending champs (Canada) are more likely to face Finland in the semi’s and have U.S. face off against the Swedes again. If in fact it plays out this way (as it should), the question will be thrown out right until the puck drops…”Can the Swedes do it again?”… TheCoach is pretty positive no one can give Canada’s woman’s team a run for their money but everyone will be curious to if it will be the rivalry vs. the States in the final, or a cake-walk against Sweden like four-years ago. The American’s have Mark Johnson coaching the woman’s team (he played on the Men’s USA team the edge to produce another “Miracle on Ice”? I’m quite sure you’ll be seeing the most predictable Olympic Final in sport, Team Canada vs. Team USA… but I’ll tell you right now, the States will need a miracle.

Cross-Country Skiing – Woman’s Team Sprint
Renner and Crawford – Canada’s Country Girls

Sara Renner and Chandra Crawford will be looking to get more medals for Canada, similar to they way they did in Turin but this time as teammates. Renner, who in 2006 was competing in the team-spring when her skin pole broke. The Norwegian coach Bjornar Hakensmoen gave Renner one of his teams extra poles and Renner and her teammate at the time, Becky Scott went on to earn Silver. Henner was thankful for Hakensmoen and gave him a bottle of wine as a thank you gift… all of Canada was thankful as we donated 8,000 cans (yeah, there was a ton per can) of maple syrup. Hope the Norwegian’s like pancakes!! Chandra Crawford on the hand won gold in Turin in the individual 1.1 km Cross-Country Sprint, surprising all of Canada (she was not a favourite going in). She’s been doing cross-country since the age of 16, and prior to was training to be a biathlete. If you watched Crawford sign her national anthem after winning gold in Turin, commentator Brian Williams said “If you’re ever standing on the podium, this is how you thing the national anthem.” Let’s hope her belting out our anthem yet again.

Babes Of The 2010 Games

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Events Of The Day *Represents If A Medal Is Available

Ski Jumping – LH (Long Hill) Ski Jumping *
Cross-Country Skiing – Men’s Team Sprint & Woman’s Team Sprint *
Figure Skating – Ice Dance *
Freestyle Skiing – Men’s Aerials
Hockey – Woman’s Semi-Finals (Canada in Action)
Curling – Men’s and Womans Curling

Video Courtesy Vancouver2010.com

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