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Park City Fun

My ward went on a trip to Lava Hot Springs over the weekend. But since I wasn't planning to attend, my friend Diana and I decided to go to Park City Saturday afternoon. And being on an Olympic kick, we went to the Olympic Park. There's lots of fun things to do there. We watched the Freestyle Ski team put on a show. Only this time, instead of landing on soft powder (it is August after all), they landed in a swimming pool. It was really cool all of the tricks they were able to show off.

We also toured the 2002 Olympic Museum. That was pretty neat to see - there were uniforms from some of the athletes, as well as examples of some of the medals and exhibits about some of the different sports. Having lived in a city that has hosted an Olympic Games, I have to say it is a pretty incredible experience to have your city be the center of the world for two weeks. It's a very proud moment, seeing the best your city has to offer all be displayed for the entire world. It was awesome to relive that at the Olympic Park.

By the way, just so you know, a curling stone weighs 42 pounds. So if I'm to ever have an Olympic moment of my own, I guess that means I'm the sweeper and someone else gets to throw the stone. Curling's kind of my only option. Although, if there were an Olympics of old movie trivia and other pop culture references, I could probably kick some serious butt.


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