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Vancouver 2010 Olympic Medals Made From Recycled Circuit Boards

Vancouver's Olympic Medals Are Geeky and Green!

Last week, the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic Games revealed the designs for the gold, silver, and bronze Olympic Medals, and it turns out they have a geeky touch. The medals, designed by Canadian artists, are made from recycled materials from used electronics — 6.8 metric tons of circuit board diverted from landfills.

The medals are the first to feature a curved design, and are individually laser etched — no two are the same. I love the Olympics even more now!

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hyzenthlay20 hyzenthlay20 7 years
I didn't realize they had formline design on them . . . that is AWESOME! I love them :)
wendybird33 wendybird33 7 years
Aritizia is the BOMB
Jennipoo Jennipoo 7 years
LOVE them! So unique and special! The ribbons were designed by Aritzia-- a Vancouver based clothing store that's starting to open up in the USofA! We give you Aritzia... maybe you guys can send us over some J.Crew? Pretty pwease!!!! =)
MartiniLush MartiniLush 7 years
Wow, love these!
Calimie Calimie 7 years
They're beautiful! I can't believe anyone would complain: they're new while being clasic.
kia kia 7 years
I wish I would have at least tried out for a curling team now. Those medals are awesome!
Ineedclarity Ineedclarity 7 years
Those are pretty cool. I like the modern design to it.
Zivanod Zivanod 7 years
I like them. I know a lot of people are complaining about the curved design but I like how it makes them unique. They are much better then the Olympic toke, I mean torch this year.
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