As the world gets ready to cheer on their athletes at the Winter Olympics in Beijing, we're taking a look back at an important even that happened this week in history.
The United States hosted its first-ever Winter Games in Lake Placid, New York in 1932.
The Lake Placid Olympics were the third occurrence of the Winter Olympics and 17 countries attended.
The two-man bobsled event was introduced there as well.
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