Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics: Mountain Venues

The Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games start today and Google has treated us to excellent new imagery of many of the venues1, particularly those in and around Whistler, the mountain venue about 120 km north of the city. Earlier this week Google really pulled out all the stops to give us the first ‘Slope View’ – ski trail images from Whistler captured by snowmobile – along with trike views of the village and a couple of other venues2. The brand-new Whistler Sliding Centre can hold 12,000 spectators for bobsled, luge and skeleton events. From the upper and lower…

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