The Olympic Oval


This is a picture of the Olympic Oval in Calgary, Alberta. It is located on the campus of the University of Calgary. Built for the 1988 Winter Olympics, it was the first covered speed skating track ever built in North America. The Olympic Oval is also home of the fastest ice in the world for long track speed skating. It holds 17 out of the 30 World Records.

This 3D image was created with POV-Ray (Persistence of Vision Raytracer) and Moray. Moray is a wireframe modeller that works with POV-Ray.

This picture is composed of:

Roof 49 Tapering Sweeps
Rim Rotational Sweep
Base Rotational Sweep
Pillars Translational Sweeps
Trees 3D Cones
Landscape Bezier Patch
Skyline Bezier Patch
Lens Flare







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The Olympic Oval

Created by Abby Chan
University of Lethbridge computer science student