Click the video Above to see the third Day of BEYOND THE MEDAL: Part One Birks Jewlery  & Part Two Opus Hotel

For the next 21 days, AP video journalist Lila Ibrahim and professional snowboarder and “The Bachelorette” winner Jesse Csincsak will co-host “Beyond The Medal” — a new show offering fans of the Olympics a behind-the-scenes look at the games and the host cities of Vancouver and Whistler.
In todays show we go Downtown Vancouver to Birks Jewlery store the official supplier of Olympic Jewlery. Then to wrap up our Third show, we’ll chat with the Manager of Opus Hotel and get the Skinny on there Character themed Rooms…

BIRKS JEWLERY: Birks is delighted to be chosen as the Official Jewellery Supplier by the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games. This important initiative was born out of shared values and of Birks commitment to deliver an incredible brand experience. As the Official Jewellery Supplier for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, Birks designers have crafted an exclusive collection that celebrates the pride and spirit of competition. Distinctive jewellery and small gifts bearing the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games marks are now available.

OPUS HOTEL: Located in fashionable Yaletown, The Opus Vancouver Hotel features 96 guest rooms with vibrant colours, spa bathrooms and five lifestyle-inspired décor schemes. This Vancouver Hotel is home to Elixir Bistro and the dramatic Opus Bar. Uniquely stylish and always fresh, Opus Hotel Vancouver redefines the boutique hotel experience, blending contemporary design with warmth and intuitive service. Located in fashionable Yaletown, Opus Vancouver Hotel is steps from the inner harbour, outdoor recreation and Vancouver’s best restaurants, spas and shops. The business and entertainment districts, Stanley Park, beaches and the Alaska cruiseship terminal are only a few minutes away.