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Peek'N Peak Ready For The 2014 Winter Olympics

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Excitement is brewing. The 2014 Olympic games are well underway in Sochi, Russia.
They air right here on WICU 12.

And for those at the Peek'N Peak Resort in Clymer, New York, the games will mean some big business.

For many people watching the Olympic games, it's exciting. Watching the best athletes in the world, competing on a global stage.

And they've been gearing up for the games out at Peek'N Peak.
The winter Olympics usually means a boost in business at area ski resorts.
And this year is expected to be no exception.
What is expected to be different though, is just what people are looking to do out on the mountains.
Many sporting events will make their debut during these winter games.
The ski half-pipe is new, along with ski slopestyle.
Sports where skiers and snowboarders aren't just zipping down a hill.
And if the Olympics inspire you to give any of it a try, you can head to the Peek.

"It's never been easier to learn. Technology's made beginning skiing and beginning snow boarding as easy as it's ever been. We have a really good staff that will make it also easy and help with the learning curve," said Brian Donovan, the Snow Sports Manager at the Peek. "If you don't have a winter hobby, winter can be a really bummer time of year. Come out and learn a winter hobby, skiing snowboarding whatever it is. Bring friends and you'll enjoy it and look forward to winter instead of dreading it," Donovan added.

While 12News Emily Matson was at the Peek, she took her first snowboarding lesson, and also got a pretty good refresher course on her skis as well.
So, in the coming weeks, look for those hands-on reports on WICU 12News at 11, after the Olympics.

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