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Deer Valley Resort, Park City, UT, USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky
N 40° 38.248 W 111° 28.731
12T E 459508 N 4498624
Quick Description: The Deer Valley Resort hosted three events, both men and women, during the 2002 Winter Olympic Games hosted by Salt Lake City, Utah. The Deer Valley Resort is located in Park City, Utah, in the Wasatch Mountains, directly east of Salt Lake City.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 7/24/2013 1:03:30 PM
Waymark Code: WMHMW7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke
Views: 2

Long Description:
Deer Valley Resort was one of ten competitive venues for the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympic Games. Deer Valley Resort hosted the Alpine Slalom, Freestyle Aerials, and the Freestyle Moguls, for both men and women. On the east exterior wall of the Ticket Office, facing the Snow Park Lodge at Deer Valley, is a plaque that reads:

XIX OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES
FEBRUARY 8-24, 2002


This Plaque Commemorates
DEER VALLEY RESORT
as an Official Venue of the
XIX OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES

Deer Valley Resort proudly hosted
the Alpine Slalom, Freestyle Aerial, and
Freestyle Mogul events on the adjacent
Know You Don't White Owl, and Champion
runs. Over 20,000 people attended each
of these events.
Deer Valley continues to be a leader in
International Freestyle and Alpine sports as
host of World Cup events.


ALPINE SLALOM
MEN
G FRA - VIDAL, Jean-Pierre
S FRA - AMIEZ, Sebastien
B AUT - RAICH, Benjamin

WOMEN
G CRO - KOSTELIC, Janica
S FRA - PEQUEGNOT Laure
B SWE - PAERSON, Anja


FREESTYLE AERIALS
MEN
G CE - VALENTA, Ales
S USA - PACK, Joe
B BLR - GRICHIN, Alexei

WOMEN
G AUS - CAMPLIN, Alisa
S CAN - BRENNER, Veronica
B CAN - DIONNE, Deidra


FREESTYLE MOGULS
MEN
G FIN - LAHTELA, Janne
S USA - MAYER, Travis
B FRA - GAY, Richard

WOMEN
G NOR - TRAA, Kari
S USA - BAHRKE, Shannon
B JAP - SATOYA, Tae


"During the 2002 games Deer Valley Resort hosted the freestyle moguls and aerials, and alpine slalom events. Three of the resort's runs were used during the games including Champion (site of freestyle moguls), Know You Don't (site of alpine slalom), and White Owl (site of freestyle aerials). The spectator stadium located at the end of each run was 12-stories tall and included seating for 10,000 people, while spectator standing areas were located along the sides of each course. The standing areas and stadium combined allowed roughly 13,300 spectators to view each event, with 99.4 percent of tickets sold. During the games 95 percent of Deer Valley remained open to the public for normal seasonal operations." (visit link)

"Deer Valley Resort has become known for revolutionizing ski area service and we never stop striving to better our guests' vacation experience. Since opening in 1981, we have been committed to providing a level of care rarely found at a ski resort, delivering classic, consistent, quality service both on and off the mountain." (visit link)

The coordinates are at the Snow Park Lodge at the base of the Deer Valley Resort. The resort encompasses 2,026 acres with twenty one ski lifts, including, one gondola, twelve high speed quads, one quad chair lift, five triple chair lifts, and two double chair lifts. These lifts provide access to 100 runs, sixty-four of which are groomed. Base elevations of lifts range from 6,570 feet to 8,300 feet, with summit elevations ranging from 7,950 feet to 9,570 feet.

Select lifts are open during the summer to provide access to hiking and mountain biking on a total of 64 trails totaling 60 miles.

"Deer Valley Resort revolutionized the ski industry by being the first North American resort to provide the first-class service one would find at a five-star hotel. Deer Valley® offer's luxurious amenities such as uniformed ski valets, groomed-to-perfection slopes, on-site childcare and gourmet dining in three elegant day lodges. Deer Valley Resort

Deer Valley provides the nuts and bolts of a great ski vacation – unparalleled accessibility via interstate highway; local Vacation Planners to help with customized lodging, lift ticket, lesson and rental packages; an award-winning ski school; and the bounty of 300 annual inches of powder snow backed up by state-of-the-art snowmaking.

Rated one of the top three ski resorts in North America for the past ten years in a row by the readers of SKI Magazine (including five consecutive #1 awards), Deer Valley never stops trying to better our guests' ski experience. This year the resort has invested in numerous on-mountain improvements such as the replacement of the Deer Crest chairlift with a new high-speed detachable quad renamed Mountaineer Express, upgrades and enhancements to our snowmaking system and grooming fleet and remodeling the Snow Park Restaurant." (visit link)
Olympic Games: Salt Lake City Winter 2002

Sport held at venue: Skiing (Winter) - Freestyle Skiing

Sport held at venue No 2: Skiing (Winter) - Alpine Skiing

Additional sport(s) held at venue:
Specifically, the Deer Valley Resort held events for both men and women in the following events: Alpine Slalom Freestyle Aerials Freestyle Moguls


Start and/or Finish: Not Aplicable

Web Address with Additional Details: [Web Link]

Reference Supporting Olympic Use: Plaque at Location

Details of Reference Supporting Olympic Use:
There should be an "all of the above" option for the previous question: "Reference Supporting Olympic Use". However, since I found this plaque, I'll go with that one. The plaque is situated outside the Snow Park Lodge at the Deer Valley Resort. The plaque reads: XIX OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES FEBRUARY 8-24, 2002 This Plaque Commemorates DEER VALLEY RESORT as an Official Venue of the XIX OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES Deer Valley Resort proudly hosted the Alpine Slalom, Freestyle Aerial, and Freestyle Mogul events on the adjacent Know You Don't White Owl, and Champion runs. Over 20,000 people attended each of these events. Deer Valley continues to be a leader in International Freestyle and Alpine sports as host of World Cup events. ALPINE SLALOM MEN G FRA - VIDAL, Jean-Pierre S FRA - AMIEZ, Sebastien B AUT - RAICH, Benjamin WOMEN G CRO - KOSTELIC, Janica S FRA - PEQUEGNOT Laure B SWE - PAERSON, Anja FREESTYLE AERIALS MEN G CE - VALENTA, Ales S USA - PACK, Joe B BLR - GRICHIN, Alexei WOMEN G AUS - CAMPLIN, Alisa S CAN - BRENNER, Veronica B CAN - DIONNE, Deidra FREESTYLE MOGULS MEN G FIN - LAHTELA, Janne S USA - MAYER, Travis B FRA - GAY, Richard WOMEN G NOR - TRAA, Kari S USA - BAHRKE, Shannon B JAP - SATOYA, Tae


Current Use: Deer Valley Resort is a year-round resort, but is primarily known as a premier Ski Resort.

Parking Area: N 40° 38.304 W 111° 28.698

Olympic Games No 2: Not listed

Olympic Games No 3: Not listed

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