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The week in complete

By Rick Madonik, Staff Photographer

A funny thing happened at this Olympics. My brother and sister-in-law who live around the corner from be back home, were in the same place as me on two different occasions. (Usually I see them every week or two.)  They here for only 3 days and had 3 events, and I can be in three places in one day, so that's a good ratio.  I'm really happy they got to witness a Silver (Women's Short Track 500 m). In the ticket lottery they lucked out with two Canadian Hockey games and the Short Track.

Other then that, I could write a ton about this experience but I'm having trouble remembering what day it is. Days of the week matter not. The only thing that is of real concern is where I need to be, and when.

With that, I'll leave you with a sample of the last week.

Rm_OLY_WOM500final0217_0002 Canada's Marianne St-Gelais celebrates her SILVER

Rm_OLY_WOMShort5000217__13 Canada's Kalyna Roberge hangs her head after failing to advance to final 

Rm_OLY_WOMShort5000217__11 Canada's Kalyna Roberge gives teammate a pat on the shoulder as Canada's Marianne St-Gelais advances to finals

Rm_OLY_PAIRS0214_06 USA's Pair's Short program at Pacific Coliseum

Canada's Sidney Crosby uses all of his body to know down a puck

Rm_OLY_CANvNOR0216_12 Canada's Michael Richards manages to get the puck past Norway's Pal Grotnes

Canada's Eric Staal is taken down by Norway's Tommy Jacobsen and both end up crashing into goalie Andre Lysenstoen

Rm_OLY_freestyle0213_021 Canadian Jennifer Heil (right) has to watch Hannah Kearney, of USA, hoist her flag after the finals of Freestyle Moguls

Canada's Hayley Wickenheiser unleashes a shot during Canada Vs Switzerland

The crowd gets going as Team Canada hits the ice for their game Vs Switzerland


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I believe the photo labeled "USA's Pair's Short program at Pacific Coliseum" is a photo of Vanessa James and Yannick Bonheur, who skate for France. She was born in Canada, but has skated for both Great Britain and France.

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