FIVE OLYMPIC RUNS YOU CAN SKI

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1 Women's Down­hill, Squaw Val­ley, Calif. Games: Squaw Val­ley, 1960

The course re­mains nearly un­changed since the 1960 games, and is con­sid­ered the steep­est run off Squaw's chal­leng­ing KT-22 peak.

2 Olympique Hommes, Cham­rousse, France Games: Greno­ble, 1968

Jean-Claude Killy kept the gold at home on the Olympic men's down­hill course, which de­scends al­most 2,000 feet.

3 Cloud­spin, White­face, N.Y. Games: Lake Placid, 1980

The men's Cloud­spin course made a name for East­ern ski­ing dur­ing the 1980 games with its 2,700-foot ver­ti­cal drop.

4 Le Face de Bell­e­varde, Val d’Isere, France Games: Al­bertville, 1992

Al­berto Tomba braved the un­usu­ally steep course that runs just over 3,000 ver­ti­cal feet to nab the gold medal.

5 Franz's Down­hill, Whistler Black­comb, B.C. Games: Van­cou­ver, 2010

Amer­i­cans Lind­sey Vonn and Julia Man­cuso took home gold and sil­ver, re­spec­tively, on Franz’s at the 2010 games.

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