The Sochi 2014 opening ceremony was supposed to feature five "snowflakes" expanding to form the iconic Olympic rings. They got this instead.
Journalists have arrived and are starting to cover the Sochi 2014 winter Olympics. After early reports doubting the city's preparedness for the big game(s) and human rights protests across Russia, press at Sochi are naturally a bit concerned. As these tweets gathered by the Washington Post show, they had every right.
SMI is a snow making company out of Michigan that has been involved assisting the winter games in there needs of more snow for decades. This video explains how the snow-making process works and their process for fulfilling the 2014 Sochi needs for snow.
The US recently revealed their uniforms for the 2014 Winter Olympics, and there are quite a number of mixed reactions. The cardigans designed by Ralph Lauren intended for the opening ceremonies may be sweaters, but not everybody is so hot on how they look.
Though it's easy to criticize, there are those who have warm feelings to express about this year's duds. Julia Chu is a member of the hockey team and has this to say: "What I really enjoy when [I] look at it is I can see the patriotic spirit. When everyone's wearing it together, it makes a bold statement."
So the question is, what do you think? And just to make that question a little more perplexing, here are this year's uniforms for Norway's curling team...I know.