- Calling Danny Mac, Abandoned Olympic site in Greece
This would be an amazing setting for a trials video:
Also, what a shame. 😥Posted 5 years ago
Total shame, there were similar photos knocking about not too long ago of abandoned Barcelona venues from 1992, including, iirc the amazingly situated diving venue.
Makes you think that, however controversial some of the “legacy” plans for the London Olympic Park might be, at least there are plans..Posted 5 years ago
I thought the main Barcelona site was the one that’s always cited as an example of how to leave a proper legacy?
Athens doesn’t surprise me. Sydney’s pretty much the same.Posted 5 years ago
The venues in Barcelona are in a lot better condition than that, the pool is in use and I think the diving pool holds events. Terrible to see it like that, no wonder football clubs bid for the stadiums.Posted 5 years ago
I would love to skate that kayaking venue!Posted 5 years ago
The venues in Barcelona are in a lot better condition than that
The rowing lake (well facilities) is still in regular use too.Posted 5 years ago
they like a good ruin in GreecePosted 5 years ago
the amazingly situated diving venue
Is still in use as a public pool.
The Barcelona Olympic site was built for the 1929 Barcelona World Exposition, not the Olympics.Posted 5 years ago
I would love to skate that kayaking venue!
How about a long board on a bob sleigh track? Could be a whole new level of awesome.Posted 5 years ago
I’m like a man in orthopedic shoes, it seems.
I’ve definitely seen some other “neglected old Olympic stuff” not long ago that wasn’t Athens though.Posted 5 years ago
Throw in some chicks in bikinis and you’d be onto a winnerPosted 5 years ago
Wow 😯 That Sarajevo link, imagine riding down that.Posted 5 years ago
Makes you think that, however controversial some of the “legacy” plans for the London Olympic Park might be, at least there are plans..
[video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I2lVVvaFmko[/video]Posted 5 years ago
Nothing at cathkin braes to go to ruin after the commonwealths! Will just grow over.Posted 5 years ago
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