The information below will be used to optimize the content and make ads across the network more relevant to you. He was disqualified from his first few races for not knowing when to change lanes, and coaches soon stationed themselves on the edge of the track and shouted at him when to make the move. Read most recent letters to the editor. Lyndon Rush’s four-man bobsleigh team captured bronze up at Whistler a short while later, missing a silver by the tiniest of margins. He wore a look of utter wonder and delight as he watched the Maple Leaf rise in the mist, his two kids sitting in the stands. Morrison said he was a lucky man after the crash.

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Please enter your email below, and we’ll resend the instructions for email verification. Follow us on Twitter globeandmail Opens in a new window. It was such a simple decision for me. Memos suggest Saudi threats chilled support for Canadian tweets Canada ‘I’m in shock: Commenters who repeatedly violate community guidelines may be suspended, causing them to temporarily lose their ability to engage with comments.

This is a space where subscribers can engage with each other and Globe staff. Humour is his coping mechanism. He bought a pair of long-track blades last fall and drove out to Richmond, B. That made for a remarkable 14 medals in 96 hours of believe-it-or-not-gotta-see-that-one-on-replay-again-tonight action, pushing Canada to the top of the gold medal standings and putting a rather large “we told you so” smile on the faces of Olympic officials.

What Calgary’s Olympic vote could mean for Winter Games success. But any fear that Canada’s plan to boost its Olympic performance would bog down in the Vancouver drizzle ended in a flurry of late-Games action, polished off by another four-podium day Saturday that boosted Canada to its best-ever Winter Games medal finish.


Since Giroux is adept at skating in packs – another quirk from his short-track background – the Canadians want him for the team pursuit, where three grioux skaters move around the track in a group.

Please confirm your details below. Sign in to your account. On Day 13, Canadians picked up a bronze in speed skating by legendary Clara Hughes, plus a silver in short track speed skating and then, racs things off, a magical punch in women’s bobsleigh. All comments will be reviewed by one or more moderators before being posted to the site.

But beating the Turin medal mark, nearly doubling Canada’s previous Winter Games high of seven gold medals and finishing atop the gold medal standings, which Canada is assured of doing, surely counts. Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir take the ice one last time.

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I’m not sure why they’re doing it sometimes but it’s quite euphoric out there and very contagious. This year-old Girouc Raptors fan has an amazing story to tell.

But don’t expect him to do anything odd to keep the streak alive. He wore a look of utter wonder and delight as he watched the Maple Leaf rise in the mist, his two kids sitting in the stands.

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Perhaps he could buy Junio a plane ticket or two as the speedskaters and friends had planned a deny trip together even before Sochi intertwined their names. It makes it difficult to think about committing to another four years to have that kind of feeling again. Drawing on his short-track experience, where he is known for gaining momentum toward the end, Giroux fought back in the second lap.

We’ve sent an email with instructions to giruox a new password. A little more than a year after he strapped on long-track speed skates for the first time, Mathieu Giroux, 23, of Montreal secured a spot on the Canadian Olympic team yesterday in Calgary.

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If you would like to write a letter to the editor, please forward it to letters globeandmail. Canada started oh-so-slowly, with a solitary medal on Day 2, two medals on Day 3 including Alex Bilodeau’s famous first gold for a Canadian in Canadathen single baubles each of the next six days. A third-place overall medal finish is assured, which is not what had been hoped. Sign in to complete account merge. Suddenly, a country that was ridiculed the world over — and within its own borders — for dennyy the only nation to fail to win a gold medal at its own Olympics, and for doing it twice, is proudly and perhaps unexpectedly strutting atop the gold medal standings.