2010 Winter Games Commemorative Book Now Available: With Glowing Hearts/Des plus brillants exploits
Stylistically, With Glowing Hearts/Des plus brillants exploits is a unique fusion of book types: anthology meets sports tribute meets photo essay. With Glowing Hearts/Des plus brillants exploits also marks the first time an official commemorative book of the Games by the Organizing Committee has been widely available to the general public; it can be purchased at leading bookstores and online booksellers everywhere.
“We wanted to create a book that would truly celebrate the success of the 2010 Games in a way that’s never been done before, and we think perhaps we’ve achieved that,” said
Other highlights of With Glowing Hearts/Des plus brillants exploits include:
- All of the medalists, the contenders, the headlines - and the lesser- known, often untold human stories that unfolded behind the scenes; - Insider accounts of the journey to 2010 and the Games experience; hundreds of quotes from athletes, fans and others - telling the Vancouver 2010 story in their own words; - Stories and images of the 20 Olympic and Paralympic sports, including the rivalries, upsets and personal journeys; - Dramatic photo spreads of iconic moments from the Ceremonies and the energetic "street atmosphere" that developed outside the venues; - 400 pages rich with 1,200 photos, most of them never-before-seen shots by award-winning sport and documentary photographers; - Coverage of the Games from every angle and perspective, bringing to life each moment - the great highs and lows of victory and defeat and what happened just before and just after; - A feature collection of Games artefacts throughout the book, from athlete good luck charms to sports equipment to the iconic Vancouver 2010 Red Mittens; - A complete listing of medalists and participant names, from Olympic and Paralympic athletes to the 25,000 volunteers.
The launch of With Glowing Hearts/Des plus brillants exploits includes a media tour by
An electronic media kit is available at http://bit.ly/2010presskit. The kit includes this news release, downloadable color high resolution photos of select inside photo spreads, downloadable b-roll of With Glowing Hearts/Des plus brillants exploits at the printing press, and an audiofile interview with
VANOC was responsible for the planning, organizing, financing and staging of the XXI Olympic Winter Games and the X Paralympic Winter Games in 2010. The 2010 Olympic Winter Games were staged in
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SOURCE Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games