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Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center – Team USA

 Colorado Springs Olympic Training CenterOn a three day weekend trip to Colorado Springs, we spent some time at the Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center. It was eye opening to see their phenomenal center and all they do to train for their specific Olympic event. I wasn’t really sure what to expect when we first decided to visit, but I have to say I was quite impressed.  Continue reading Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center – Team USA

Park City Utah – Venue for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games

2002 Olympic Winter GamesWhile in Salt Lake City, we drove up to Park City and went to Olympic Park. This is one of the cities that hosted the 2002 Olympic Winter Games. This area served as a venue for ski jumping, nordic combined, bobsled, skeleton and luge. It also features the Joe Quinney Winter Sports Center, which houses both the Alf Engen Ski Museum and George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles 2002 Olympic Winter Games Museum. Parking and admission to the museums and venue is free. It was a real thrill to be there and remember what happened. I felt like I was a small part of it. The area itself I beautiful and has the small town feel even though it has grown in the last decade or so.  Continue reading Park City Utah – Venue for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games

Visit Historical Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta, Georgia

olympic flagsWe spent a few days with my best friend’s brother and family near Atlanta and wanted to do some sight-seeing. One afternoon we ended up at Centennial Olympic Park in Downtown Atlanta. It is so amazing and I was delighted to see that it is still being utilized today. Continue reading Visit Historical Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta, Georgia