A fond farewell to the Winter Games
By Jerrison Oracion, Senior Columnist
Goodnight chilly, blizzard-like winds.
Goodnight Peter Mansbear.
Goodnight snowboard commentators that amazed us with all their snowboard slang.
Goodnight frightening North Korea Cheer Team.
Goodnight Scott Moir, who got the entire country talking.
Goodnight Tessa Virtue, who turned out to be a big Arkells fan.
Goodnight Kaitlyn Lawes and John Morris, who won Canada’s only medal in curling.
Goodnight Chloe Kim.
Goodnight Patrick Chan, who still cannot beat Yuzuru Hanyu.
Goodnight Kelly Vanderbeek and Mark McMorris.
Goodnight Ted-Jan Bloemen who gave us two more medals.
Goodnight Canadian Women’s Hockey Team, who made our nation weep.
Goodnight Canadian Men’s Hockey Team, who could have had that gold medal.
Goodnight bobsledders, who tied for gold.
Goodnight Brian Orser, who photobombed an important moment in his athletes’ lives.
Goodnight Thomas Bach, who appealed to the youth.
Goodnight athletes everywhere.