Canada Olympic Park in Calgary

Canada Olympic Park in CalgaryDuring the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Canada Olympic Park was the primary venue for ski jumping, bobsleigh, and luge. I was there this weekend.

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This is where Eddie "The Eagle" Edwards represented Great Britain in Olympic ski jumping.

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The flags look like they've had better days.

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A highlight for me was sitting in the Jamaican bobsled. A yasso nice!

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After a brief visit to Calgary, we drove to Banff and Jasper before heading to Edmonton. I'll be collecting all of my Alberta entries here.


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Glen

I would love for someone to do a photo essay of old Olympics venues from around the world.


They probably all look like abandoned theme parks like Calgary.

September 2, 2013 @ 6:55 PM

Toronto Mike Verified as the defacto Toronto Mike

When we were there, Calgary Olympic Park was bursting with mountain bikers who were paying $25 for 4 hours on the course.

There was some ziplining, too.

September 2, 2013 @ 7:18 PM

Irvine

COP is a popular place to go ski, ride, jump, zipline, etc. It was once called Paskapoo. It's definitely NOT abandoned.

September 2, 2013 @ 8:25 PM

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