Powder, Copper and Coal - Mascots of the 2002 Winter Olympics

Powder, Copper and Coal are the official mascots of the  2002 Winter Olympics, officially the XIX Olympic Winter Games, were a winter multi-sport event that was celebrated in February 2002 in and around Salt Lake City, Utah, United States.
Powder - A Snowshoe Hare, represents the Native American legend when the sun was too close to the earth and was burning it. Powder is the only female of the trio, and represents Faster/Swifter from the Olympic motto.
Copper - A Coyote, represents the Native American legend when the earth froze and turned dark, the coyote climbed to the highest mountaintop and stole a flame from the fire people. Copper represents Higher from the Olympic motto.
Coal - An American black bear, represents the Native American legend of a group of hunters who were never able to kill a mighty bear. Coal represents Stronger from the Olympic motto. (source: link)

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