Opening Ceremonies, Greenlaces, Olympic Village

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Here I am with two of the most important things I have in the Olympic Village, my rifle and my green laces!

Hi Everyone.

Just a quick Opening Ceremonies Day post for you all.  I’m in the Olympic Village now and things the preparation for the first race is almost over.  Today I just have a short jog and recovery day.  And, I will be heading over to Whistler to meet up at an Opening Ceremonies reception that US Biathlon has set up for athletes not walking in the Opening Ceremonies.  Unfortunately, since our race is only two days away, and the entire Opening Ceremonies is scheduled to take 11 hours from door to door,  I won’t be participating.  It’s a tough call since I missed the Torino ceremonies for the same reason.  But, I’m here to compete, not for the pomp and circumstance!  You should still watch the Opening Ceremonies because my friend Mark Grimmette from Lake Placid – a five-time Olympian and two-time Olympic medalist in luge – will be the flag bearer for the U.S. Team.  Congrats Mark!

In other news, Brian Martin (US Luge) and myself will be featured on the Greenlaces.org website as the Green Olympians of the Day, today, Ferbruary 12.  Greenlaces will be featuring a different Green Olympian for each day throughout the Olympics.  Be sure to check out their website

Wynn Roberts at check-in for the Olympic Village
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7 thoughts on “Opening Ceremonies, Greenlaces, Olympic Village

    Natalie Spilger said:
    February 12, 2010 at 10:21 pm

    Lowell! That picture of you and the GreenLaces is great! Good luck. Cheering for you MADLY down here in SF!

    ~ Natalie

    Hozo said:
    February 13, 2010 at 2:26 am

    Evel Knieval had nothing on those outfits!

    video boss said:
    February 13, 2010 at 3:47 pm

    Great post can you recommend any forums to join?

    Reesh said:
    February 13, 2010 at 3:52 pm

    I’ll be rooting for you guys from St. Louis! Kick some ass, Seabass!

    Joe Lynch said:
    February 14, 2010 at 11:42 pm

    Best of luck Lowell!!

    We’re rooting for ya!!

    The Saratoga Lynch’s – Joe, Tracy, Tim, Liam and Max!

      Dweezil said:
      April 14, 2011 at 7:36 pm

      Hey, that’s the gresaett! So with ll this brain power AWHFY?

    Hozo said:
    February 26, 2010 at 10:44 pm

    Great job guys – win, place or show – you’re all champions!

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