Get Olympic in Park City

4 ways to feel like gold-medal material

Alf Engen Ski Museum

Vince Heptig

Have a podium moment

Hold an Olympic torch, play interactive ski-jumping games, check out Olympian Bode Miller’s ski gear, and watch video highlights of the ’02 Games at the Alf Engen Ski Museum and the 2002 Eccles Olympic Museum.

Guided tours ($7, $5 ages 3–17) include a toe-curling view from the top of the 120-meter Olympic ski jump. Free admission; in the Joe Quinney Winter Sports Center, Utah Olympic Park.

Park City luge

Vince Heptig

Learn to luge

Zoom at up to 55 mph down the ice track used in the ’02 Olympics in a one-person, feet-first luge. Workshops ($75; for dates) start low and slow to build skill and confidence.

Or ride the Comet, a four-person bobsled (through Mar 21; closed Sun; $200; no children under 16;, to fly at up to 80 mph with 5 Gs of force ― equal to a 40-story drop in just under a minute.

Speed skating

Utah Olympic Park

Slice the ice

Olympic venue, in Kearns, 15 miles south of Salt Lake City. A session of six biweekly Learn to Speed Skate classes costs $45.

Public skate $4, $3 ages 12 and under, rentals $2; 5662 South 4800 West (Cougar Lane), Kearns; 801/963-7121.

Xtreme Zipline

Utah Olympic Park

Fulfill a need for speed

Feel what it’s like to fly down the mountain like a world-class skier on the Xtreme Zipline, the steepest (average 34 percent grade) and fastest (up to 50 mph) in the world. Through Mar 21; closed Sun; $20; in Utah Olympic Park.

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