Wood from communities across B.C. will support the world’s athletes as they mount the podium to receive their medals, VANOC said yesterday as it drew back the curtain on its plans for the medal ceremonies.
The podiums, along with medal trays, bouquets and the costumes for the medal presenters and athlete escorts, were unveiled during a pair of ceremonies in Downtown Vancouver.
Each of the podiums is made of more than 200 slabs of wood, arranged vertically like the grill of a truck. Read More
To read the Ministry of Forests and Range’s news release on the 2010 Winter Olympics wooden podiums, please click here.