Vancouver 2010 Games less than 1 year away
The 2010 Vancouver Games are now officially on the clock. Because today was the one year mark until the games begin. The 2010 Games officially begin with the Opening Ceremonies on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada.
Vancouver is hosting the XXI Winter Games, which will be the first time the city has hosted the Olympics. This is only the second time the Winter Olympics have been in Canada; the 1988 “Do you believe in miracles” Games were hosted by Calgary. Click here to learn more history of the Winter Olympics. Or visit the NBC Sports Olympic site to learn more about the 2010 Games in Vancouver.
Vancouver, Canada is a short drive (approximately 120 miles) up Interstate 5 from Seattle, Washington. There are expected to be many US fans attending the 2010 Games, particularly those who live on the West Coast of the United States. Winter sport fans are numerous on the West Coast and this is the first games since Salt Lake City in 2002 that is easily accessible for those people.