In a matter of 11 days, the whole world's eyes will be watching Vancouver. In only 11 days the flame that was lit in Greece on October 22, 2009 will reach its final destination in BC Place. On February 12th the 2010 Winter Olympic Games will be officially opened. The torch relay has been travelling through out Canada, it is the longest torch really in Olympic history.
The torch has been travelling all over Canada, reaching from the top of Canada all the way to the bottom. The torch has been through some of the coldest temperatures in the world. It has travelled by car, foot, dog sled, train and any other way possible. The torch relay connects Canadians from east to west, the relay connects more than thousand different communities in Canada. Twelve thousand Canadians are torch bearers, and anyone could be a torch bearer RBC and Coca Cola are torch sponsor. Many people from all over Canada were connected to the 2010 Olympic games by the torch relay. Some Canadian celebrities have carried the torch, such as Shania Twain.
The torch relay is currently in BC and is approaching Vancouver in a matter of days. Only eleven days to be exact. The world will be watching as the flame lites the cauldron in BC Place on February 12!