SALT LAKE 2002
A LITTLE GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY
- Look at the map of the USA. Where is Salt Lake City ? It is in UTAH.
What is the State nickname ? BEEHIVE
the State animal ? ROCKY MOUNTAIN ELK
the State Rock ? COAL
the State Mineral ? COPPER
- SALT LAKE CITY - Take a photo tour.
What's the weather like today ? FOGGY / CLEAR
How many degrees ? - 10°
Who is famous in this city ? MORMONS
What is very important? The Family History Library of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
What sort of library is it ? GENEALOGICAL
WINTER OLYMPICS in the USA
When and where ?
- 1932 and 1980 Lake Placid
- 1960 Squaw Valley
Situate these places on your map. See this map (Adirondacks with Lake Placid) and that map (Squaw Valley)
THE OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES OF 2002
1. The Torch
Where was the Torch on December 4, 2001 ? ATLANTA
The person with the Torch is the torch BEARER.
2. The ceremonies
- Where is the opening ceremony ? at the Olympic Stadium
and when February 8, 2002
Click on "Frequently Asked Questions":
What can't you take with you ? large bags, backpacks, coolers, food, drinks
Click on "What spectators need to know about Rice-Eccles Olympic Stadium" :
How many spectators ? 44,500
How many people on TV ? 3,5 billion
- Date of the closing ceremony ? February 24, 2002
What can you see on the photo ? 3 medals : gold, silver and bronze
3. One of the sponsors.
What is the name of this sponsor ? Coca-Cola
4. The Logo.
The logo has got 3 elements : 1) Contrast 2) Culture 3) Courage
How is winter represented ? 1) a raindrop ? 2) a light bulb ? 3) an ice crystal snowflake ?
5. The Mascots.
What are these animals ? Hare (Swifter), Coyote (Higher), Bear (Stronger)
Give their names : 'Powder', 'Copper' and 'Coal'.
6. The Athletes.
Where can the athletes sleep ? in the Olympic Village
7. The sports.
Sports at the Soldier Hollow : Biathlon, Cross-Country Skiing and Nordic Combined
and at the Snowbasin Ski Area : Downhill, Combined Downhill/Slalom and Super-G
"Belly-down and head-first" . What is this sport ? Skeleton
"Years of preparation and training for .001 seconds". Is it for skiing / bobsleigh / curling ? bobsleigh
Write the corresponding sports :
Alpine skiing Biathlon bobsleigh Ice-hockey Cross-Country Skiing Snowboarding Luge Speed skating
8. The safety.
Who is responsible for counter-terrorist security for the Olympic Games ? federal agencies (FBI...).
What are they afraid of ? car or truck bombs / threats from the air / biological and chemical weapons
How many federal agents and state and local law enforcement officers are present ? 5,000 to 7,000
What can you buy in Salt Lake City ? A Short Sleeve Tee
What can you buy too ?
the Official License Plate of the 2002 Olympic Winter Games, 2002 Olympic Winter Games Commemorative Coins...