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Remembering Gord Downie: Watch the Olympic montages set to Tragically Hip songs

Most Canadian sporting events in Canada would be deficient but conference a observable sound of Gord Downie’s voice over a loudspeakers.

The Tragically Hip frontman died Tuesday after battling mind cancer, and his bequest as a musician is being fondly remembered by fans and athletes alike.

As Canadians applaud Downie’s life and accomplishments, here are CBC Sports’ video montages from new Olympic Games that were set to some of a Hip’s many noted songs.

Rio 2016 Olympics – Ahead By A Century


Rio 2016 Olympics – In A World Possessed By The Human Mind


Rio 2016 Olympics – Three Pistols


Sochi 2014 Olympics – Blow At High Dough


As a bonus, here’s a Hockey Night in Canada intro from a 2014 NHL playoffs that facilities a Boston Bruins — Downie’s favourite group — and a classical song Nautical Disaster

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