2012 Olympic Torch Relay

Olympic Torch 2012 01 560x353The Olympic Torch relay is one of the most lasting memories of the Olympics for anyone who ever gets to take part in it, or even just watch it go by. We’re still nearly two months away from the Summer Olympics in London, but the good folks at Boston.com’s The Big Picture have already begun chronicling the stunning beauty of this Olympic tradition :

Earlier this month (May) in Greece, the Olympic flame began its ceremonial journey to the site of the Summer Games in London. The flame is being carried in a relay by some 8,000 torchbearers to spread the message of peace, unity, and friendship over 70 days until it arrives at the opening ceremonies on July 27.

We’ve selected some of our favorites photos for the galley below, but definitely check out all of the photos and captions at The Big Picture.

Philip Van der Vossen

Editor at Gunaxin
Philip Van der Vossen is the Editor of Gunaxin, a Men's Lifestyle Magazine that was established in 2008. Philip also created and hosts the Trail Trek Tour, a traveling series of off-road events for automotive media.

Additionally, Philip has served as Rally Director for the Washington Automotive Press Association, Speaker at IMPAcon and Blogs with Balls, Chairman of the Relay For Life of North Anne Arundel County, Examiner Team Leader for the Maryland Performance Excellence Awards, and Credentialed Founder of Capitals Outsider.
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