54 years later, the Olympic torch still burns.
"We have two Olympic torches down at the base of our entrance. Then we also have rings at the base and at high camp. Really kind of everywhere you go you can feel part of that Olympic experience,” said Amelia Richmond, senior public relations manager.
It also helps that several athletes in this year's Olympics are from the area, including Julia Mancuso, who won a bronze medal last week in the super-combined.
"We couldn't be prouder of our athletes and team
Joe Pete Wilson experienced those runs in 1960.
He was on the
"When you think back to the time, and to the event itself, it almost seems like the Olympics had to be at
And it's already put in a bid for the 2026 games.
"The Olympics have grown substantially since 1960 so it wouldn't be just
That decision is up to the group working on the bid and the USOC.
Here's something you may not know...the term "instant replay" was coined at the 1960 Olympics in
Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.