Vancouver 2010 Opening Ceremony - Presented by United Airlines

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The 2010 Vancouver Opening Ceremony focused on Canada’s rich history with a heavy focus on the aboriginal people of Canada. One of the biggest moments of the night was when Canadian snowboarder Johnny Lyall flew threw the Olympic Rings on his snowboard. Presented by United Airlines

The Olympic Cauldron is seen shortly after being lit as fireworks go off during the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)
The Olympic Cauldron is seen shortly after being lit as fireworks go off during the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)
The Olympic Cauldron is seen shortly after being lit as fireworks go off during the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)
A snowboarder flies gthrough the rings at the Winter Olympics' Opening Ceremony at the BC Place in Vancouver, Canada, on Friday, February 12, 2010. (Nuccio DiNuzzo/Chicago Tribune/MCT)
A snowboarder flies gthrough the rings at the Winter Olympics' Opening Ceremony at the BC Place in Vancouver, Canada, on Friday, February 12, 2010. (Nuccio DiNuzzo/Chicago Tribune/MCT)
A snowboarder flies gthrough the rings at the Winter Olympics' Opening Ceremony at the BC Place in Vancouver, Canada, on Friday, February 12, 2010. (Nuccio DiNuzzo/Chicago Tribune/MCT)
K.d. lang performs during the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
K.d. lang performs during the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
K.d. lang performs during the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
A general view of the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Sandra Behne/Bongarts/Getty Images)
A general view of the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Sandra Behne/Bongarts/Getty Images)
A general view of the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Sandra Behne/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Artists perform during the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Jasper Juinen/Getty Images)
Artists perform during the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Jasper Juinen/Getty Images)
Artists perform during the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Jasper Juinen/Getty Images)
Performers dressed as skiers and snowboarders descend during the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Sandra Behne/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Performers dressed as skiers and snowboarders descend during the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Sandra Behne/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Performers dressed as skiers and snowboarders descend during the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Sandra Behne/Bongarts/Getty Images)
The Olympic flame is about to light the multiflame cauldron during the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
The Olympic flame is about to light the multiflame cauldron during the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
The Olympic flame is about to light the multiflame cauldron during the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
A performer is suspended on a cable during the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Sandra Behne/Bongarts/Getty Images)
A performer is suspended on a cable during the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Sandra Behne/Bongarts/Getty Images)
A performer is suspended on a cable during the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Sandra Behne/Bongarts/Getty Images)
A giant lighted bear rises into the arena during the Opening Ceremonies of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Harry E. Walker/MCT)
A giant lighted bear rises into the arena during the Opening Ceremonies of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Harry E. Walker/MCT)
A giant lighted bear rises into the arena during the Opening Ceremonies of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Harry E. Walker/MCT)
Performers entertain during the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Performers entertain during the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Performers entertain during the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Performers entertain during the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Performers entertain during the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Performers entertain during the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Fireworks explode over the BC Place Stadium and the Vancouver city skyline during the Opening Ceremony for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
Fireworks explode over the BC Place Stadium and the Vancouver city skyline during the Opening Ceremony for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
Fireworks explode over the BC Place Stadium and the Vancouver city skyline during the Opening Ceremony for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
Dancers and violinists perform during the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Dancers and violinists perform during the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Dancers and violinists perform during the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Performers in action during the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
Performers in action during the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
Performers in action during the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
The Winter Olympics' Opening Ceremony at the BC Place in Vancouver, Canada, on Friday, February 12, 2010. (Nuccio DiNuzzo/Chicago Tribune/MCT)
The Winter Olympics' Opening Ceremony at the BC Place in Vancouver, Canada, on Friday, February 12, 2010. (Nuccio DiNuzzo/Chicago Tribune/MCT)
The Winter Olympics' Opening Ceremony at the BC Place in Vancouver, Canada, on Friday, February 12, 2010. (Nuccio DiNuzzo/Chicago Tribune/MCT)
Steve Nash lights his portion of the flame at the Winter Olympics' Opening Ceremony at the BC Place in Vancouver, Canada, on Friday, February 12, 2010. (Nuccio DiNuzzo/Chicago Tribune/MCT)
Steve Nash lights his portion of the flame at the Winter Olympics' Opening Ceremony at the BC Place in Vancouver, Canada, on Friday, February 12, 2010. (Nuccio DiNuzzo/Chicago Tribune/MCT)
Steve Nash lights his portion of the flame at the Winter Olympics' Opening Ceremony at the BC Place in Vancouver, Canada, on Friday, February 12, 2010. (Nuccio DiNuzzo/Chicago Tribune/MCT)
A general view of the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
A general view of the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
A general view of the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Nelly Furtado (L) and Bryan Adams perform during the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Nelly Furtado (L) and Bryan Adams perform during the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Nelly Furtado (L) and Bryan Adams perform during the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Former ice hockey player Wayne Gretzky takes part in the lighting of the Olympic flame during the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Jasper Juinen/Getty Images)
Former ice hockey player Wayne Gretzky takes part in the lighting of the Olympic flame during the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Jasper Juinen/Getty Images)
Former ice hockey player Wayne Gretzky takes part in the lighting of the Olympic flame during the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Jasper Juinen/Getty Images)

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