Yet on Friday, she was one of 10,000 volunteers at Danny Boyle’s mesmerizing opening ceremony for the London Olympics, performing before an estimated 1 billion people watching on TV.
The Olympic Games , is a major international event featuring summer and winter sports, in which thousands of athletes participate in a variety of competitions.
ET) The Opening Ceremony of the London Olympics officially began with brilliance, charting Britain’s history from 1896 the start of the modern Games until now.
The Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympics was a great spectacle that represented British culture and got the world excited for the next few weeks.
Sir Steve Redgrave, the five times gold medal rowing champion who carried the Torch to the Olympic Stadium at the opening ceremony described the atmosphere as “absolutely amazing”.
The Olympic Torch Relay ends on the day of the opening ceremony in the central stadium of the Games.
(Morry Gash/Getty Images)#6 Fireworks illuminate the sky during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27.
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Both women called the opening ceremony costumes “amazing” — except, sadly for their own, which consisted of white overalls, a black t shirt, and a bag for the air gun that shoots bubbles into the stadium crowd.
(Pawel Kopczynski/Reuters)#8Fireworks illuminate the sky during at the Olympic Stadium on July 27.
The next week they were at Olympic Stadium from 1 p.m.
(Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)#9Fireworks explode over the Olympic Stadium during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
BST/4:12 ET) “Can’t believe NBC is not showing opening ceremony live… That’s brutal” (Dirk Nowitzki, sports media critic).
(Pawel Kopczynski/Reuters) #10The Olympic flag is carried by Daniel Barenboim, Sally Becker, Shami Chakrabati CBE, Leymah Gbowee, Haile Gebrselassie, Doreen Lawrence OBE, Ban Ki moon and Marina Silva during the opening ceremony.
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