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Olympic Ski Jump Complex, Lake Placid
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See how Olympians soar to new heights at Olympic Ski Jump Complex, a year-round training and competition site for many of the country's top athletes. Originally built in 1917, this complex contains the state-of-the-art 90 m (295 ft) and 120 m (393 ft) ski jump towers erected for the 1980 Winter Olympics. Just a short drive from Lake Placid, the complex also features a popular sky deck, offering unobstructed views of the surrounding Adirondack High Peaks. You can watch ski jumpers train and get a bird's-eye view of what they see as they speed down the ramp. Stop by the athletes' preparation room to see how participants warm up before each jump. Before you head to Lake Placid, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Lake Placid itinerary maker, to make sure you see all that Lake Placid has to offer, including Olympic Ski Jump Complex.
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  • It is stunning to see the jumps from the top and to think that there are people that are willing to do this. It was certainly a treat to see this and probably better to see it in use. Wow! 
  • This is another MUST DO/MUST SEE from the ski jump platform used for the 1938 and 1980 winter Olympics. Lake Placid is one of the few sites that double hosted the Olympic games. Buy a ticket at the ba...  more »
  • Had always wanted to see Lake Placid and was not disappointed when we arrived here. The Olympic Ski Jump complex was pretty cool. The ride up on the chair ski lift was worth the modest ticket price. O...  more »