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The big secret-who will light the Olympic torch Fri nite?

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The big secret-who will light the Olympic torch Fri nite?

The biggest secret and lots of rumors – who will light the Olympic torch Friday night?

I am going with Wayne Gretzky. What say you?

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1. Re: The big secret-who will light the Olympic torch Fri nite?

I hope it's an actual Canadian, and not someone who used to be one.

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2. Re: The big secret-who will light the Olympic torch Fri nite?

Gordon Campbell - hahaha

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3. Re: The big secret-who will light the Olympic torch Fri nite?

Rumour is Betty Fox and WG. Who has not yet carried the torch or lit a cauldron? Kurt Browning carried the torch in Mississauga. There's Nancy Greene, who has participated already. But BF and WG have not been seen so far.

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I heard an interesting speculation today: that they will continue with the trend of honouring our First Nations Hosts. That would fit with so much of what else has been happening.

I've also heard that they have several people on the short list, and if anything is leaked, they will just switch to one of the others, so I would bet even the person who is actually doing it won't know until the last minute.

Edited: 11 February 2010, 20:22
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7. Re: The big secret-who will light the Olympic torch Fri nite?

One of the Bare Naked Ladies was on the Today show this morning. They mentioned that he will carry the flag. Please tell me he won't be carrying the flag during the OC. I thought that was reserved for athletes.

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8. Re: The big secret-who will light the Olympic torch Fri nite?

And why isn't Mario Lemieux being mentioned in this? At least in my mind, he's as great as the Great One.

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9. Re: The big secret-who will light the Olympic torch Fri nite?

Clara Hughes will be carrying the Cdn flag at the OC.

Let's see .... perhaps they need a little colour on Fri night ..... Oh, I know ... Don Cherry.

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10. Re: The big secret-who will light the Olympic torch Fri nite?

Agree with fallsdude. Would be nice to have someone light the flame who actually lives in Canada.

I really hope Terry Fox's mom is involved in some way. Terry Fox stands for something much more than just being a sports hero. Even my 8 year old daughter knows who he is. She (and most of her friends) don't know who Wayne Gretzky is though!

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