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SOAR into the the history of skiing in Steamboat Springs in our new exhibit! "Ski Town USA" traces the evolution of skiing in our town from essential winter-time transportation to the wolrd reknown recreational sport of today. See the predecessor of the today's snowboard, a chair from the chairlift that once went to the top of Emerald Mountain, and memorabilia from Steamboat's Olympic athletes. Learn about Norwegian Carl Howelsen's impact on the sports of skiing and ski jumping, and his legendary Winter Carnival. Find out why Steamboat is home to more Olympic athletes than any other town in the nation. This important exhibit is sure to entertain all who enter this room.

Watch this video to learn about the history of skiing in Ski Town USA!
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Related Links

Learn more about our Olympic Heritage Tours!

Click here to learn more about Howelsen Hill and Winter Sports Club history on this KUNC/NPR Radio segment.

Click here to learn more about Steamboat's Olympic and Winter Carnival traditions on this ABC television segment

Click here to learn more about the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club

How did ski jumping start in Steamboat Springs? Click here.

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