2010 Winter Olympics: The 20 Best and Worst Memories from Vancouver

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2010 Winter Olympics: The 20 Best and Worst Memories from Vancouver

For 17 days, the eyes of the world were on Vancouver as the 2010 Winter Olympic Games unfolded before us.

There were thrills and spills at every turn, as the excitement of elite competition collided with passionate international rivalries, the joys of success, and the tears of sorrow.

There was non-stop action on the ice, in the snow, and through the air, as thousands of athletes from across the globe competed in 15 different events, all for a chance to represent their country and stand tall on top of the podium.

For some, it was not about winning. It was about fulfilling a life-long dream, seizing the moment, making your family proud, and doing the very best they could.

That is the Olympic ideal, and nobody failed in their goal to bring sport to the world.

From Kim Yu Na's historic gold-medal performance in the women's figure skating and the tragic death of Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili to Bode Miller's redemption and the thrilling overtime climax to the men's hockey, here are my memories from Vancouver.

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