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    Quote Originally Posted by Sk8n Mama View Post
    While I am disappointed with the way VANOC is representing Canada through many of its symbols for the games, the medals are one of the things I actually think are okay. The broccoli, the medal presentation outfits, the "Quatchi" mascot, etc., etc., are terrible. We have a lot of family out Vancouver way and they feel that most of the symbols of the games don't represent BC or Vancouver at all. I am expecting the Opening Ceremonies to be the same and for most Canadians, and even BC residents, to feel that it didn't represent them at all. At this point, I'm resigned to it.
    You don't like the medal presentation outfits?? I LOVE them - maybe this has something to do with the fact that I adore Aritzia ! I think they are fun, young, trendy, and totally represent the Vancouver lifestyle. Also, I like that they were designed by a Vancouver born company. I found these pictures on the Arizia site:

    I want that sweater.
    Last edited by i love to skate; 02-07-2010 at 11:38 PM.

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