Winter (Fun and) Games!

February 7, 2010 at 2:56 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Winter (Fun and) Games!

The New York Times Magazine today devotes the entire issue to the upcoming Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics (less than a week away!).

New York Times Magazine Cover 7 Feb 2010

Highlights include:

– A really cool, artsy photo shoot of Olympic athletes.

– Intimate profiles of skier Lindsey Vonn and speed skater Shani Davis

– An in-depth analysis of the verb “to podium,” with commentary by my friend, lexicographer and paralympian, Carl Burnett

– A little bit about Canada, from the perspective of a Canadian political leader

– And our obsession with the morbid dangers of…figure skating

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