The Salt Lake Olympic area created a diamond ring of 5 hooking up metropolitan areas, using the Salt Lake metropolitan area because the central and many prominent feature.
The ring placed Ogden within the north, Provo/Orem within the south, Park City and Heber around the east, and Kearns and West Valley City just beyond Salt Lake City around the west. This Olympic area was roughly 113 km (70 miles) lengthy and 80 km (50 miles) wide. Each one of the venues were inside a 10 to one hour drive in the Olympic Village, that was situated around the campus from the College of Utah in Salt Lake City.
Venue Background and Current Use
The Ice Hockey Arena at Provo was authorized by the IOC Executive Board in Feb 1998 like a secondary Ice Hockey Arena. The venue was carried out 1999. The ice arena is open right now to the general public.
The coverage for that Speed Skating Oblong at Kearns received a brand new design having a 90-meter obvious span roof free of interior posts. This permitted the ability to possess a low exterior profile, which suited the size of their surrounding atmosphere.
In 2000 the program for that Utah Skiing Park's Bobsleigh/Luge and Ski Jump venue was completed. The venue incorporated Bobsleigh and Luge start and finished houses, the K-90 and K-120 jumps, and customary areas. The general public is asked to tour the Utah Skiing Park. In season, tickets are offered for people to see the bobsleigh on their own. Visitors may watch ski jumping practice.
A design team for that Biathlon &lifier Mix-Country Area at Soldier Hollow was selected work started in April 1998. Trail layout and construction were carried out November 2000. The mix-country venue can be obtained for that public to ski.
Within the summer time of 1999, the All downhill Skiing and Freestyle mogul courses at Deer Valley Resort, site of Slalom and Freestyle occasions was completed. Some Olympic runs aren't available to the general public, however the resort is going to be available to snowboarders through the winter.
Major certifying started in summer time 1998 in the All downhill Area at Snowbasin, site of Downhill and Super-G competitions. Construction around the chair lifts was carried out November 1998 construction around the snowmaking lines was carried out 1999. Snowbasin is open during the cold months for snowboarders and snowboarders.