12/24/2012 07:07 am ET Updated Feb 23, 2013

10 Olympic Skiing Destinations (PHOTOS)

For most people, skiing is a way to relax while getting some exercise outdoors, but, like anything, it can be turned into a competition. The best place to challenge your family and friends to a potentially dangerous and emotionally risky competition, on slopes where great Olympic races have been held.

Our favorite ski vacations combine a little bit of travel, history and adrenaline-pumping slopes. Check out's top destinations to ski like an Olympian and relive some of the most amazing moments in sports history.

10 Places To Ski Like An Olympian