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Jaunted Winter Olympics Embed: Watching The Pretty Wonders On Ice

February 25, 2010 at 3:55 PM | by | ()

The 2010 Winter Olympics are finally here and the Jaunted Embeds are on the scene. All throughout the games we are going to be providing you first-hand observations and tips from a Vancouver local. Tuija Seipell is a Vancouver-based writer and a dual citizen of both Finland and Canada--so she is bound to get a medal or two right? You can follow her on Twitter here, or just follow the Vancouver 2010 Olympics tag.

Yesterday I was at the women’s figure skating morning training session at the Pacific Coliseum and it was quite amazing to see all of the best skaters in the world working on their routines at the same time! Much like the men's training session, the competitors came on ice in four groups. Each group starts with a short warm-up and then each athlete’s music is played.

Some skated through their entire program, some did just some key jumps while others, including Canada’s Joannie Rochette whose mother died suddenly on Sunday, did not jump much at all but went through their program’s other parts.

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