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Olympic Downtown Celebration

Colorado Springs residents celebration the opening of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Friday, Feb. 7, 2014.

Crews set up the snowmobile jumping ramps Friday morning Feb. 7, 2014, in preparation for Olympic Downtown Celbration and Downtown Dash on Tejon Street. The celebration begins at 5 p.m.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Crews set up the snowmobile jumping ramps Friday morning Feb. 7, 2014, in preparation for Olympic Downtown Celbration and Downtown Dash on Tejon Street. The celebration begins at 5 p.m. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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People huddle around the vodka ice bar Friday  Feb. 7, 2014, during the Olympic Downtown Celebration on Tejon Street. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
People huddle around the vodka ice bar Friday Feb. 7, 2014, during the Olympic Downtown Celebration on Tejon Street. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Snowmobiler Willie Elam practices jumping Friday morning Feb. 7, 2014, in preparation for Olympic Downtown Celebration and Downtown Dash on Tejon Street. The celebration begins at 5 p.m.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Snowmobiler Willie Elam practices jumping Friday morning Feb. 7, 2014, in preparation for Olympic Downtown Celebration and Downtown Dash on Tejon Street. The celebration begins at 5 p.m. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Local artist Douglas Rouse speed paints an Olympic scene Friday  Feb. 7, 2014, during the Olympic Downtown Celebration on Tejon Street. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Local artist Douglas Rouse speed paints an Olympic scene Friday Feb. 7, 2014, during the Olympic Downtown Celebration on Tejon Street. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Local artist Douglas Rouse speed paints an Olympic scene Friday  Feb. 7, 2014, during the Olympic Downtown Celebration on Tejon Street. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Local artist Douglas Rouse speed paints an Olympic scene Friday Feb. 7, 2014, during the Olympic Downtown Celebration on Tejon Street. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Snowmobiler Heath Frisby performs Friday  Feb. 7, 2014, during the Olympic Downtown Celebration on Tejon Street. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Snowmobiler Heath Frisby performs Friday Feb. 7, 2014, during the Olympic Downtown Celebration on Tejon Street. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Spectators huddle around a warming station Friday  Feb. 7, 2014, during the Olympic Downtown Celebration on Tejon Street. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Spectators huddle around a warming station Friday Feb. 7, 2014, during the Olympic Downtown Celebration on Tejon Street. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The Flying Ace Trampoline team perform Friday  Feb. 7, 2014, during the Olympic Downtown Celebration on Tejon Street. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Flying Ace Trampoline team perform Friday Feb. 7, 2014, during the Olympic Downtown Celebration on Tejon Street. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Levi Lansdown, left, and Jay Fisher look at a 1965 Bolens Diablo Rouge snowmobile at the vintage snowmobile exhibit Friday  Feb. 7, 2014, during the Olympic Downtown Celebration on Tejon Street. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Levi Lansdown, left, and Jay Fisher look at a 1965 Bolens Diablo Rouge snowmobile at the vintage snowmobile exhibit Friday Feb. 7, 2014, during the Olympic Downtown Celebration on Tejon Street. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Olivia Baker, 4, and her mother Denise Baker watch the Flying Ace trampoline performers Friday  Feb. 7, 2014, during the Olympic Downtown Celebration on Tejon Street. Baker's father, Ramsey Baker, works for U.S. Figure Skating and left for the Winter Olympics earlier in the day.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Olivia Baker, 4, and her mother Denise Baker watch the Flying Ace trampoline performers Friday Feb. 7, 2014, during the Olympic Downtown Celebration on Tejon Street. Baker's father, Ramsey Baker, works for U.S. Figure Skating and left for the Winter Olympics earlier in the day. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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People crowd the sidewalks along Tejon Street Friday  Feb. 7, 2014, during the Olympic Downtown Celebration. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
People crowd the sidewalks along Tejon Street Friday Feb. 7, 2014, during the Olympic Downtown Celebration. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Grant Wilson with City Rock Gym helps set up an 80-foot ice climbing demonstration wall for the Downtown Olympic Celebration Friday, February 7, 2014. The celebration starts at 5:00 on Tejon Street from Pikes Peak Avenue to Platte Avenue. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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Grant Wilson with City Rock Gym helps set up an 80-foot ice climbing demonstration wall for the Downtown Olympic Celebration Friday, February 7, 2014. The celebration starts at 5:00 on Tejon Street from Pikes Peak Avenue to Platte Avenue. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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Walker Asp, 8, lifts weights above his head on Tejon Street during the Downtown Olympic Celebration Friday, February 7, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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Isabella Lofquist, 1, smiles as a sled dog from the Colorado Mountain Mushers greets her at the dog sledding demonstration In Acacia Park at the Downtown Olympic Celebration Friday, February 7, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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Pikes Peak Alpine School guide Phil Wortmann climbs an 80-foot ice climbing demonstration wall set up by City Rock Gym during the Downtown Olympic Celebration Friday, February 7, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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X Games competitor Heath Frisby flies off a jump on Tejon Street during a snowmobile demonstration at the Downtown Olympic Celebration Friday, February 7, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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