Follow my journey as a Students Live reporter through the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games and beyond!

Monday, April 19, 2010

Passing the Torch of Global Citizenship

Taking place in the UBC studios, Sharing The Dream, a team of highschool students from the lowermainland, and Global Citizens of the world had their final webcast. There they reflected on the legacies that the Games will leave behind and they connected with Students from London to give them advice on how to make their Games as successful as ours. They shared their experiences, and and encouraged the students to get involved and be an active participant in the Olympic Games, they also passed on the torch of global citizenship to the youth in London. There were big names in attendance such as Olympians Julia Murray and Jonathon Edwards, Paralympian Tyler Mosher, Minister of Education Margaret MacDiarmid and the CEO of VANOC Mr. John Furlong.

Throughout the entire webcast I was amazed at how calm and relaxed the Sharing the Dream webcast team looked. They spoke with such ease and their words were brilliant.

Check it out here!


  1. I are co-writing a book about the 2010 Vancouver Olympics and Paralympics.

    So many people felt and experienced the incredible, positive energy of the Olympic Spirit. It didn’t matter if you were in Vancouver, or not, the Spirit was felt. But no one could really define what “it” was. We hope to accomplish this and what ...we can do to maintain that spirit and use it in our daily lives.

    We invite you to join us in this collaborative process to define what it was by expressing your thoughts, feelings, insights and experiences on our blog, With Glowing Hearts, , or by emailing me ( directly with photos and stories.

    We would like to gather many perspectives – torch bearers, volunteers, Aboriginals, athletes, tourists, Canadians, and international people from around the world – young and old, from all walks of life. Let us record our memories in print before they fade and give expression to the spirit and dynamic of the Olympic essence that touched us all.

    Thank you for all of your help, contributions, suggestions and support.

  2. Lisa, I would really love to hear your input, as your observations would be invaluable!

    thank you