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!
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!
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.
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.
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!
The view from mid-mountain was pretty amazing:
But the views from the top were spectacular!
Don’t fall off the side!