In celebration of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame opened an incredible new exhibit featuring our Province’s outstanding Winter Olympic history.
The Olympic Exhibit will take you on a journey through time as you explore significant photos and artefacts from Manitoba’s best Winter Olympians. Highlights include:
The Falcons: 1920 Antwerp hockey Gold medal
The Winnipegs: 1932 Lake Placid hockey gold medal
Susah Auch: 1994 Lillehammer Silver Medal and skin suit
Sami Jo Small: 1998 Nagano jersey and goalie pads
Clara Hughes: 2002 Salt Lake City skin suit
Cindy Klassen: 2006 Torino Bronze medal and skin suit and 2010 Vancouver skin suit
Jon Montgomery: 2010 Vancouver bib and sled blades
Jonathan Toews: 2010 Vancouver Gold medal, jersey, helmet, gloves, stick and ring
Many of the Olympic artefacts are on loan from our Winter Olympians making this special exhibit a rare opportunity to see items from private collections.
VIEWING PARTY - Men's Hockey
Watch Team Canada vs Team Finland
Sunday, February 16, 2014 Doors open at 10:30 am (Game at 11:00)
Cost is $1/person. Snacks available for purchase.
WEAR A JERSEY FROM ANY TEAM THAT JONATHAN TOEWS HAS PLAYED FOR (Team Canada, Blackhawks, UND, Winnipeg Warriors, St. Vital Vics, Dakota Lazers, etc.) AND BE ENTERED INTO A DRAW.
The Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame is available for rental to anyone looking for a unique and inspiring place to hold a meeting, party, or get together. Our 15’ screen is an amazing way to view Olympic events. The facility can be used for cocktail receptions, sit-down dinners, kids parties or business meetings.
During the exhibit our 15’ screen will feature exciting broadcast moments like Toews winning hockey gold in Vancouver or Klassen’s collection of Torino medals.
Our Winter Olympic Exhibit brought to you by the Johnston Group will be on display at the Manitoba Sport Hall of Fame (located in the Sport for Life Centre at 145 Pacific Avenue) from January 29 – June 8, 2014. Entrance admission for the exhibit is $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for seniors (55+) and children (12 and under).
View our Facebook photo album for pictures from our opening with Cindy Klassen and take a peak at the beautiful displays. Cindy, our gallery and this Winter Olympic exhibit represent a source of inspiration for those not only in sport, but in life. If you work hard at something you can achieve greatness.