Canada unveils its Olympic uniforms

Canada Olympic uniforms

Fitting with the eco-friendly theme of the Beijing Olympics Canada’s uniforms for the Beijing Olympics have healthy dashes of green.

“It was a real movement in every part of our lives, so it was hard not to be conscious of it,” said Co-designer Tu Ly in an interview Wednesday prior to the unveiling of the line. “There’s so many new qualities and technologies built into bamboo or cacona fabrications that makes it very easy for us to choose and put in the line.”

The uniforms also have Canada written in Chinese script.

Read more: Green clothing line for Beijing Olympics blends Chinese, Canadian symbolism

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poo - July 30, 2008 @ 12:26 pm

the uniform is ugly

margaret massy - August 5, 2008 @ 1:23 pm

our athles look like clowns in these uniforms

Pete - August 8, 2008 @ 4:37 am

Does Canada NOT want their athletes to show up? Would you? Wearing THAT? Bloody awful! Oops - I mean, greeney awful!

Mark McInnis - August 8, 2008 @ 8:51 pm

What’s with the Chinese script? It is not one of our two official languages. HBC has turned our athletes into walking jokes!

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