Winter Tech

Winter Tech

DVD - 2011
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In this fast-paced program, go behind the scenes of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games and experience first hand one of the most tech-driven sporting events in history. Watch as Olympic organizers race against the clock to build awe-inspiring stadia, expand transportation and security systems, and add futuristic touches to the ultimate icon of the games - the Olympic torch. Meanwhile, learn how snow guns on the peaks of Whistler turned 39 million gallons of water into a perfect blanket of snow, and how high-tech training tools helped some U.S. Olympic hopefuls gain a competitive edge. Take in breathtaking views from the world's highest unsupported gondola and rocket down a lightning-fast bobsled track at 80 miles per hour.
Publisher: New York : A & E Television Networks : Distributed by New Video, c2011
ISBN: 9781422916865
Branch Call Number: DVD 796.98 WIN
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 47 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.
Alternative Title: Modern marvels. Winter tech

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