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A Cauldron of Continuing Olympic Fervor
In some ways, it's like the Olmypics never left Utah. Watch the journey of Ugandan Olympic hopeful and snowboarder Brolin Mawejje as he seeks to create his perfect run on Utah's slopes.
Best Spots to Get Olympic Spirit
Just because the Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Winter Games are in the past doesn’t mean that the Utah Olympic spirit is has been snuffed out. Athletes still train here, and ski schools in Utah resorts might be the start of a future Olympian’s career.
Cross-country Skiing in the Tracks of Olympians
Utah cross country skiing for beginners starts with techniques. Soldier Hollow is the perfect location and hosted 2 events for the 2002 Winter Olympics.
Insider's Guide to Park City
Kaylin Richardson, Olympic athlete, and a friend share their favorite Park City experiences to encourage you to add the city's culture-enriched valley, scenery, food, art and access to all-season adventure to your bucket list.
The Fly Girls of Park City
Kick off your ski trip by visiting Utah Olympic Park and reliving the fight for gender equality in the Olympic Winter Games with Park City’s very own women changemakers.
With each Olympic Games, Utah continues to shine on the biggest stage.
At the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, the first ever Olympic gold medal for slopestyle snowboarding went to Park City's Sage Kotsenburg.
Eleven other medals in Sochi went to athletes with Utah ties, including to skiers and snowboarders who perfected their aerials, twists and landings in Utah. A total of 55 athletes competing for the U.S. had ties to Utah, including those who live here, were educated here or called Utah home during their training. Based on ties to the state, the "country" of Utah alone achieved a top-10 finish in the medal count.
It is impossible not to get inspired watching premier athletes competing at the highest level. When you or your kids want to get involved in an Olympic winter sport, you'll want to plan a trip to Utah.
Plan Your Ski Trip
We know there’s a lot to consider when planning a ski or snowboarding vacation. The good news is Utah's easy access allows for More Mountain Time and easier planning, even during the COVID-19 pandemic. Pack a mask to make your ski trip comfortable and keep you and others healthy.
The quality and quantity of Utah's snow, ski resorts and winter experiences means you truly can have the ski or snowboard vacation of your dreams.
Where to Stay
Utah's metropolitan areas are situated right by our snow-packed mountains, offering visitors unparalleled access. The only challenge is deciding if you want to stay in a slope-side lodge or a hotel in the city. Either choice is good, or even better, try out both.