The Mountain Village Continued

The Mountain Olympic Village felt more like we were at the Winter Olympic Games than our Costal Village by the Black Sea where it is 55-65 degrees everyday!

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We rode the gondolas down into the town at Rosa Khotur where they have built a ski village. None of this was here a year or two ago-it was all built for the Olympics (and now it will be a Russian ski resort). No wonder the Games cost Russia 52 billion!

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The Mountain Village!

Our staff had the day off today so we decided to head to to the Mountain Olympic Village to see a little snowboard slalom and the views. We took a secured bus versus the train.
We stopped at the snowboard races first to watch a few runs.

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Then we ran into some of our figure skating coaches who had just gotten off of a lift-they had rented skiis and a snowboard and had gone all the way to tbe top.

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We hopped onto the ski lift and took it up to a series of gondolas. Then ran into Jennifer Chee and the doctor from USA Women’s Hockey!

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The view from mid-mountain was pretty amazing:

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But the views from the top were spectacular!

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Don’t fall off the side!

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