Brooklyn puppeteer brings creations to Winter Olympics

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Friday night's 2018 Winter Olympic opening ceremonies had a little touch of Brooklyn in it.

The tiger puppets that were seen during the ceremony were made by a resident of the borough.

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Brooklyn-based designer Nicholas Mahon was one of the many creators who brought the puppets to live, according to artnet.com

Mahon says he has been working on the designs for about a year by translating paper mock-ups into larger-than-life sculptures.

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