HOT SHOTS: Day 8 in Photos

And just like that, it was time to say aurevoir to our week one athletes. Hello turnaround day!

Teamwork makes the dream work

What does it look like when you have to get ready for 2,000 new athletes? See for yourself.

Photo: Ian McCausland

From Cuba to Winnipeg, and everywhere in between

Alex Cuba not only stunned the Festival crowd with his melodic voice, but he sang in three different languages. Cudos to you, Alex!

Photo: Matt Duboff

We threw it back on a Saturday

We know you’re all thinking it… where did the classic red leather pants go? Was it too hot? Have they been retired? We’ll never know.

Photo: Matt  Duboff

Photo: Ian McCausland

Photo: Ian McCausland

Even the benches are getting Games makeovers

Fête Jockey commissioned top Winnipeg poets and painters, and community members to contribute their expressions of these intersections for Benchmark and the result is amazing.

Photo: Ian McCausland