On the corner of Robson Beatty was a NBC camera crew who came from Orlando, Florida. One member commented that today Orlando is colder than Vancouver. A group from Ontario was more than happy to shed their heavy winter coats and snow boots.
The ticket scalpers were highly visible. Many carry a 8.5 x 11 sign advertising tickets for sale. So much for VANOC's threat of voiding all non-authorized resold tickets.