Shougang ski jumping platform has been officially built, and basically has the conditions to hold competitions.
Beijing Youth Daily News (Reporter Li Zewei) As the first newly-built competition venue in Beijing’s 2022 Winter Olympics, Shougang Ski Platform was officially completed on October 31, and basically has the conditions to host the competition. During the Winter Olympics, four gold medals will be produced here, and after the Winter Olympics, it will become the first ski platform venue in the world to be permanently reserved and used.
Huang Hui, director of the Urban Venue Construction Department of the Municipal Major Projects Office, introduced that Shougang Ski Jumping Platform is the first newly-built venue completed in the Beijing Division of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, and it is also the only snow competition venue. It will host the ski jumping events of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and the Winter Paralympics, and four gold medals will be produced here during the Beijing Winter Olympics. After the Winter Olympics, it will become the world’s first permanently reserved and used ski platform venue, a professional sports competition and training venue, and open to the public for mass leisure and fitness activities.
Shougang ski jumping platform consists of three parts: the track, the referee tower and the stand area. The track is 164 meters long, 34 meters wide and 60 meters high. The form of the competition is that the single board player slides down from a height, takes off from a big platform, and performs high-altitude somersaults, gyrations and other technical actions.
According to reports, the design of Shougang ski jumping platform incorporates the element of "flying" in Dunhuang murals. The meaning of "flying in the sky" and the English word "Big Air" in the ski platform project both have the meaning of leaping and flying into the air, and the curve of the flying ribbon is very consistent with the curve of the center of Shougang ski platform, and the shape of the building is beautiful and smooth. Shougang ski jumping platform started in December 2018 and was completed on October 31, 2019, with a construction period of less than one year.
The original cooling pump station in Shougang’s old factory area will be transformed into a ticket inspection and security hall and an event management office area during the Winter Olympics, and will be transformed into a multi-functional comprehensive building after the games to provide supporting services for the future Shougang ski jumping sports park; The old main oxygen plant was transformed into a comprehensive building during the Winter Olympics. The most striking thing is that four towering cooling towers will be transformed into supporting spaces such as auditoriums or multi-function halls.
According to the relevant person in charge of Beijing Shouao Real Estate Co., Ltd., the ski jumping platform is the most popular sport among young urban groups in the Winter Olympics and the World Skiing Championships. The venue for the Beijing Winter Olympics was selected in the central city of Beijing and settled in Shougang Park, hoping to perfectly combine this unique event with urban culture and further promote urban renewal and development through the Olympics.
The ski platform of Shougang has been fully considered after the competition at the beginning of design and construction. After the Winter Olympics, the ski platform can realize rapid transformation. After the Winter Olympics, the venue can host sports competitions of big platform events at home and abroad, and become a training venue for professional athletes and sports teams, a training base for young reserve talents, and a training base for event managers, which will directly serve the promotion of ice and snow sports in China. At the same time, it will become a sports theme park serving the public as a landmark landscape tourist attraction and leisure and fitness activity venue for the Winter Olympics.
At the same time, the water outlet was reserved during the construction of the track, and the big platform can not only ski, but also be transformed into more projects such as water skiing and grass skiing according to demand in the future. The sports square and audience area under the ski jumping platform are specially equipped with "atmosphere lighting" system, which will bring viewers a completely different experience from traditional events in the future, and can also hold large-scale activities such as concerts.