They wouldn't give away snow in winter
¹ 5-6 (2010)
«Preparing for the Olympic Games we have to take into account weather conditions. Life gives a lot of surprises. We have anomalously hot weather. Sometimes I feel as though I am in Italy or in Egypt, but not in Moscow exactly», frankly told the president of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev at the meeting with heads of the international sports federations within the framework of the forum «Russia is the sports power» in the end of July. Thus he expressed hope that visitors «were not tired of staying in hot Moscow climate and did not lose faith in our ability to spend winter Olympic Games». Now, Russian party developed the special program «Hot snow». It is carried on by Organizing committee
The program presentation took place in the beginning of August during the visit of the head of the state to the mounting skiing resort «Rosa Khutor». As formulated the president of Organizing committee
In 1980 organizers of the Olympic Games
For Vancouver Games the representatives of the Canadian Organizing committee spent the same sum for artificial snow, as their American colleagues. Proceeding from foreign experience, the Sochi Organizing committee should add at least 160 million roubles to the expense sheet.
Author: Nikita Logvinov