After being away from the Games, CBC hasn't shown much rust. (The Canadian Press)The first 10 days of the Sochi Games have produced plenty of thrills and a lot of spills, and that's just from the announcers.
CBC has done an overall great job of bringing home the Olympics after spending the last two on the sidelines. But, like the competitors, there have been a few bobbles.
Here's a look at the hits and misses of Sochi so far.
Battle of the blades: The trio of Brenda Irving, Carol Lane and Kurt Browning have hit the right note in figure skating coverage. They stay silent during the performances and provide solid analysis afterward. Lane and Browning are like a good comedy team, with the former doing the straight stuff and the latter providing the laughs. Typical Browning: "She was the distraction and he was the pickpocket." They did a commendable job of not going all homer on the Virtue-Moir story, though could have been better in explaining why the judges were on the mark in the short program.
New faces and voices: At times, the CBC looks a bit like theRead More »from CBC at the Sochi Olympics: The hits and the misses