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Photo essay: Fans keep the Olympic pride going

Our friend, Canadian photographer Kris Krug has a new round of stunning photos from Vancouver. Two years ago he took a collection of photographs while he attended the Summer Olympics in China, many of which we ran here. Being a native Canadian, in fact a resident of Vancouver, made him perfect to snap photos of his homeland gearing up for the Games.

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More photos after the jump of all the sights that Vancouver has to offer. Sorry, there are no Curling photos

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Photo essay: Vancouver catches Olympic fever

Canadian photographer Kris Krug is no stranger to our Olympics blog. Two years ago he provided some beautiful photographs while covering the Summer Olympics in China. Being a native Canadian, in fact a resident of Vancouver, made him especially suited to snap photos of his homeland gearing up for the Games.

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Vancouver Olympiad Lori Fung, with her gold medal, was present when the Olympic torch came to  Vancouver City Hall. Fung was the first gold medalist awarded in the sport of rhythmic gymnastics during the 1984 Summer Olympics, which were held in Los Angeles.


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The Olympic torch had an extended route through all of Vancouver, with the relay going through the city's neighborhoods. The Vancouver City Council, accompanied by Mayor Gregor Robertson, welcomed the torch when it came to City Hall

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Photo essay: British Columbia prepares for the Olympics in Vancouver

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Canadian photographer Kris Krug is no stranger to our Olympics blog. Two years ago he took some beautiful photographs while he attended the Summer Olympics in China. Being a native Canadian, in fact a resident of Vancouver, made him perfect to snap photos of his homeland gearing up for the Games.

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Join us after the jump for more of a taste of what the Great White North looks like in British Columbia just days before the world casts its eyes toward Vancouver as we all anticipate the majesty that is the Olympics.

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