ICE MARINE

THE LEGACY OF THE GAMES

November 26, 2012

While for many people the enduring legacy of the 2012 London Olympics will be memories of countless acts of sporting prowess, arguably the most enduring images are those of the spectacular opening ceremony.

As what might be termed the overture to Danny Boyle’s three-hour extravaganza, footballer David Beckham piloted a powerboat carrying the Olympic torch up the River Thames to the stadium where it was passed to five-time Olympic gold medallist Sir Steve Redgrave, who carried it inside.

The television viewing audience was estimated at 900 million people. Obviously, the boat itself had to be something very special, and that chosen for this most important task was Ice Marine’s very own Bladerunner RIB 35.

Here are a few snaps from our Olympic adventure…

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