Vancouver Freaks Out After Canada Wins Gold Medal Against U.S. in Olympic Hockey

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Downtown, people were freaking out as well as documented in this video by Orphan Gordie of the crowd reacting as Canada defeats the US in hockey to win its 14th Gold Medal of the 2010 Winter Games.

People are screaming as they drive by on the busy street outside my house in East Vancouver.

Wooooo! Honk honk honk! Yeahhhhhhhhhhh! Even 20 minutes after Canada beat the U.S. 3 – 2 in overtime – the freaking out continued.

“In Vancouver – at Pender and Abbott, every direction, even the homeless tent city, people are screaming and cheering” said @rjjago on Twitter.

On Twitter people reported a lot of crying. One woman said her husband’s tears  were dripping into his beer. Others were tweeting excerpts from our national anthem, "Oh, Canada."

“Damn I love my national anthem!”

“Congrats team Canada! You just made the whole country’s day!”

Let's hear some of your stories. What are some of the more extreme freak-outs you saw in the aftermath of this win?

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