Turin: A satellite’s-eye view
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For a satellite’s-eye view of exactly where all these events are taking place, Google has provided new high-resolution maps inside its Google Earth software program, which allow a viewer to zoom right into the mountains to see where the adrenalin-filled Winter Olympic skiers will soon be slaloming downhill.
rnrnThis one shows the stadium, the site of the opening and closing ceremonies for the 2006 Winter Olympics, taking place in Turin, Italy.
rnrnClick here for non-satellite images of Olympic venues.
Here’s the snowboarding site at Bardonecchia, minus the snow and crowds.
These are the slopes at Pragelato, where the ski jumping events will be held.