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Utah Olympic Park
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman
N 40° 42.750 W 111° 33.691
12T E 452570 N 4506994
Quick Description: Home of the 2002 Winter Olympics. The facility is used as a state of the art training center for ski jumping.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 8/17/2007 12:15:02 PM
Waymark Code: WM20XD
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TerryDad2
Views: 92

Long Description:
Home of the 2002 Winter Olympics. The facility is used as a state of the art training center for ski jumping. It is fun to watch them train in the summer when they jump and land in a swimming pool.

Information is from: (visit link)

PARK FACTS
Location: Cradled by the Wasatch Range, the Utah Olympic Park is located in Park City, Utah, only 28 miles from downtown Salt Lake City.
Acreage: 389 acres
Altitude: 7,338 feet
Average Annual Snowfall: 300 inches
Hours of Operation: Open daily, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

UOP Timeline
Jan. 1993 Jumps opened
July 1993 Freestyle “splash pool” opened
Jan. 1997
Bobsled/luge track opened
Feb. 2002 XIX Olympic Winter Games
July 2002 Joe Quinney Winter Sports Center opened
Aug. 2004 Ziplines opened
September 2005 Quicksliver opened

UOP Facility Costs
Bobsled/luge track $33 million
Day lodge and pool $2.5 million
Ski jumps $21 million
UOP infrastructure $6 million
Ziplines $850,000

More Facts:

Bobsled/Luge/Skeleton Track
Nordic Jump Hills
Freestyle Aerial Hill/Summer Splash Pool
2002 Medals at UOP
Olympic Games: Salt Lake City Winter 2002

Sport held at venue: Skiing (Winter) - Ski Jumping

Sport held at venue No 2: Bobsleigh (Winter)

Additional sport(s) held at venue:
Luge (Winter)


Start and/or Finish: Not Aplicable

Web Address with Additional Details: [Web Link]

Reference Supporting Olympic Use: Website

Current Use: State of the Art Training Center / Entertainment

Parking Area: N 40° 43.287 W 111° 32.830

Olympic Games No 2: Not listed

Olympic Games No 3: Not listed

Details of Reference Supporting Olympic Use: Not listed

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