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Catch the Olympic spirit and become an Olympian without leaving Utah

Published: Monday, Jan. 27 2014 10:22 a.m. MST

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Here, too, there are options — run a NASTAR course on the board or try the Eagle Superpipe at Park City, if you’re skilled enough.

Even if you don’t choose to enter the pipe, a boarder can get a real appreciation for how deep the pipe goes and how high the walls reach. Then picture in the mind getting air and spinning and twisting and flipping and then landing cleanly.

Snowboarders can also try a terrain park in order to get a sample of snowboard cross.

And there you have it. Try one or try them all. It’s possible to sample the Winter Olympics here in Utah.

>> This Monday, Feb. 11, 2002 file photo shows USA's Ross Powers as he sails through the air on his gold medal run during the men's halfpipe final competition in Park City, Utah.
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