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  • Richmond Olympic Experience Opens -- Photodesk


    (ATR) The world's newest Olympic Museum opens in Vancouver, British Columbia. The Richmond Olympic Experience (ROX) is the first Olympic Museum to open in North America.

    A bobsleigh simulator at the ROX (ATR)
    The opening of the ROX was celebrated with a pond full of locally-grown cranberries in front of the museum. The museum served as Vancouver 2010's speed skating venue, known at the time as the Richmond Olympic Oval.

    The building’s plaza now features a commemoration of the 2010 torch relay. The names of every community on the Canada-wide route are embedded in a pathway.

    The ROX also features ski jumping, auto racing, sit ski, kayak and bobsleigh sport simulators.

    Click here to view a photo gallery of the event.

    Photos by Bob Mackin

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