Utah Olympic Oval

by Tom December. 04, 2007 3705 views

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The Utah Olympic Oval is located southwest of Salt Lake City in the township of Kearns. The Oval hosted the long track speedskating events for the 2002 Winter Olympics. The long track speedskating surface itself surrounds a full size hockey rink and a full size soccer field. Thanks to its high altitude (1423 m) and the associated low air resistance, ten Olympic and eight world records have been set at the oval, and after the Olympics it temporarily held the title of “fastest ice on earth”. However, this honor has since been retaken by the Olympic Oval in Calgary, Alberta at an altitude of 1035 m. As of March 23, 2007 the Utah Oval holds 10 world records and the Calgary Oval 12

Entrance to the oval

Hanging art inside the entrance to the oval

More Art

Inside the Oval

The Track

Oval ceiling

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Roofline

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Sideview

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Entrance Sign

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Pintã©R Orsi 9 years, 9 months ago

YEAH, there is "my" flag on the 6th photo! :D nice set, this Oval is beautiful. It must be a proud thing to compete there :)

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Nasser Golahmar 9 years, 9 months ago

coooool very nice set!

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Abe Jackson 9 years, 9 months ago

exciting shots....

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Sherij 9 years, 9 months ago

Very cool!! Thanks for the tour!!

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Jan Eljapa 9 years, 9 months ago

Thanks! Really is nice to see this from the outside:-)
Great pics..

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