Olympic Medal Predictions: Canada Poised To Lead

By thelostboy | The Lost Boys February 12, 2010 at 6:46AM

So says Forbes magazine regarding this year's Vancouver-set Olympics, which as we all know kick off in mere hours. Economist (yes, economist.. not sports guru) Daniel Johnson included this chart in the magazine, which suggests for the first time ever, Canada will get the most Olympic medals. We've actually never won a gold medal on home soil, so the suggestion that things could go this far in our favor makes me more excited than I'd like to admit (I LOVE me some winter Olympics, equally due to hockey and figure skating, as it should be for any gay Canadian boy). Johnson's chart:
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So says Forbes magazine regarding this year's Vancouver-set Olympics, which as we all know kick off in mere hours. Economist (yes, economist.. not sports guru) Daniel Johnson included this chart in the magazine, which suggests for the first time ever, Canada will get the most Olympic medals. We've actually never won a gold medal on home soil, so the suggestion that things could go this far in our favor makes me more excited than I'd like to admit (I LOVE me some winter Olympics, equally due to hockey and figure skating, as it should be for any gay Canadian boy). Johnson's chart: