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Olympic Ski Jump Complex, Lake Placid

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Fun & Games Sports Complex
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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  • Didn't know what to expect and were pleasantly surprised. Inexpensive admission allowed us to watch summer practices and travel to the top of the 120 m ramp. The views were phenomenal. Happened to com...  more »
  • Fun for quick visit. Take the elevator to the top.of the highest jump. It will make you appreciate how crazy these ski jumpers must be. We lucked out and saw some people practicing jumps.into the pool...  more »
  • Very cool to watch these kids train for freestyle skiing into the practice pool . And we were fortunate to be there when they were training for ski jumping. You can stand right on the deck adjacent to...  more »