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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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  • When we went there, someone decided to vacuum while we listened to the video! Bad idea! But the site is awesome!
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  • The Olympic Ski Jump Complex is a must see stop! Be sure to take the elevator to the top and take in the breath-taking views! There is nothing else like it!  more »
  • Never been so we decided to go. There was an event going on at the lower end so the jump elevator ride was free. Easy access and parking. Perfect winter day. Clear skies and sunny. We were the only on...  more »