About Olympic City USA
Colorado Springs is Olympic City USA, where a timeless culture of achievement, national pride and dedication sits comfortably alongside awe-inspiring beauty and unparalleled natural training grounds.
Colorado Springs has been the proud home of the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee for more than 40 years. As the home base for Team USA, more than 15,000 elite athletes visit and train here every year, and many decide to live and work here after they retire from sport.
We are also the proud home of 24 National Governing Bodies of sport, the flagship U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training Center, the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum, and more than 50 National Sport Organizations.
Transformed by our sports culture, Colorado Springs is where the American spirit comes to life. We are the home of five military installations, including the world-class U.S. Air Force Academy, and boast one of the highest concentrations of veterans in the United States. We are also the home of Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, the most visited mountain in North America and inspiration for Katherine Lee Bates' ode "America the Beautiful.” And our residents embody a spirit of adventure that revels in our majestic natural landscape and Western heritage.
So whether you are enjoying the renowned Rocky Mountains, running the same trails as America's top athletes, or pausing to thank the men and women in uniform who serve and have served our country, we hope you know Colorado Springs - Olympic City USA is where it all comes together.
It's where world champions are born, where heroes live and where anyone can seek adventure amidst the backdrop of America's Mountain.
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