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Whistler Sliding Sports Centre

Situation

Approximately 120km from Vancouver, the Whistler-Blackcomb resort offers one of the most beautiful ski regions in North America where World Cup events have been hosted for a number of years.

Description

The piste hits a high point of 939m with the finish line at 787m for an elevation of 152m, the steepest in the world.

Capacity

12,000

Completion date

Beginning of 2008

Sports

Bobsleigh, Luge, Skeleton

Competition dates

Bobsleigh - Feb. 20, 21, 23, 24, 26 and 27; Luge - Feb. 13 and 17; Skeleton - Feb. 18, 19

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