Calgary 88 olympics opening ceremonies.


Team Canada - XV Olympic Winter Games, After several previous bids, Calgary finally won the vote to become the first Canadian host city of the Olympic Winter Games. Delegations from around the world were greeted with traditional Western Canadian hospitality and top quality facilities and organization. The pioneering Jamaica Bobsleigh team that took part in Calgary 1988 earned respect and admiration around the world and inspired the famous movie "Cool Runnings". Dismissed as no more than a gimmick by many in the build up, the most unlikely of teams managed more than respectable finishes and became the story of the Winter Olympic Games in ... Team Canada - XV Olympic Winter Games, After several previous bids, Calgary finally won the vote to become the first Canadian host city of the Olympic Winter Games. Delegations from around the world were greeted with traditional Western Canadian hospitality and top quality facilities and organization. Nov 05, 2018 · The opening ceremony of the Calgary 1988 Olympic Winter Games. Team Canada marches into the Calgary 1988 Olympic Winter Games The Olympic flame burns bright over Calgary’s McMahon Stadium Saturday, Feb. 13, 1988, after 12-year-old Robyn Perry, a novice figure skater from Calgary, held the torch aloft to light the massive cauldron and light ...