Wednesday, April 06, 2011

Some Difficulties Seeing the Action

Tuesday night, Canada was playing Scotland on Sheet D (a side sheet), and at times I could not see the action, especially not at the far end of the sheet. Here is why:

As you can see (or not see?) The camera operator completely blocks the view of the rings from where we sit.

But that shouldn't be a problem, should it? After all, aren't there monitors for us to watch?

The Brandt Arena doesn't have an overhead JumboTron like those in London, Ontario, or Kitchener (and many other arenas); rather, we are dependent on smaller monitors provided at various points along the media benches. Here is the only monitor we can see:

Perhaps you recognize her. That's Jill Officer.



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