Richmond

Overview

Introduction

Richmond, British Columbia, is one of three cities that served as host of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

The Richmond Olympic Oval, purpose built for the Games, hosted the speed skating competition. Located on the banks of the Fraser River, it's known for being the first Winter Olympics venue at sea level. After the Games, the oval was be transformed into a community center.

Now locals and visitors can skate on the ice that once was used for Olympic speed skating.




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