The much-maligned ice-resurfacing machines at the Richmond Oval have actually completed their task without incident.
The Dutch coach, let without anything to complain long and hard about, is skating the track with his hands in his pocket, during a break in the women’s 500m.
Still, organizers aren’t exactly betting on the Olympia-brand machines that have been causing such problems. Last night, they announced plans to truck in a Zamboni from the Olympic Oval in Calgary. It should arrive later today.
On the upside for Olympia, their machines certainly are doing their part to keep Vancouver 2010 “green.” Zero emissions when parked.