Where is this track facility?


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Where is this track facility?

Postby BillVol » Tue Oct 15, 2013 9:41 am

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Re: Where is this track facility?

Postby JayIsMe » Tue Oct 15, 2013 9:58 am

Boise State? :wink:
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Re: Where is this track facility?

Postby Marlow » Tue Oct 15, 2013 10:09 am

You can do a google 'image' search, but when I did, all it came up was where the stock image came from.
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Re: Where is this track facility?

Postby gh » Tue Oct 15, 2013 10:24 am

Most decidedly not Boise State, which is inside a football stadium (this one has barbed wire and an "office building").

Those are rather palm-like looking trees to me.
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Re: Where is this track facility?

Postby 26mi235 » Tue Oct 15, 2013 10:52 am

Operation Shooting is the photographer('s company) and he is in Thailand, and it appears that many of his images are also from there.

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Re: Where is this track facility?

Postby Bruce Kritzler » Tue Oct 15, 2013 12:24 pm

Looks like a European (soccer?) stadium to me.
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Re: Where is this track facility?

Postby 26mi235 » Tue Oct 15, 2013 5:32 pm

Palm trees in that European soccer facility? I will stick with Thailand, where I am sure they play some soccer and have some track. More generally, it could be any surrounding territory. There was not a single photo that I looked at that seem to be out of place for Thailand. Unlikely that he does a lot of European travel and then lists one (or 3, two other blue track) photo(s).
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Re: Where is this track facility?

Postby Marlow » Tue Oct 15, 2013 6:22 pm

26mi235 wrote:Palm trees in that European soccer facility? I will stick with Thailand, where I am sure they play some soccer and have some track. More generally, it could be any surrounding territory. There was not a single photo that I looked at that seem to be out of place for Thailand. Unlikely that he does a lot of European travel and then lists one (or 3, two other blue track) photo(s).

Doesn't Occam's Razor suggest southern California, if not Texas or Florida? Many tracks in the US contain soccer fields now (admittedly tougher to fit than football fields, unless you go for long narrow soccer fields, which are generally terrible).
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Re: Where is this track facility?

Postby gm » Tue Oct 15, 2013 8:16 pm

International School of Bangkok
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Re: Where is this track facility?

Postby 26mi235 » Wed Oct 16, 2013 4:56 am

I really do not get it. The only clues are the palm trees, the color of the facility (vague at best) and that the photographer is from Thailand, with seemingly only local pictures in his portfolio and we are getting guesses that it is Europe and California....

Given this, Occam's razor quickly cuts out both Europe and California, etc.
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Re: Where is this track facility?

Postby BillVol » Sat Oct 19, 2013 6:45 am

I went to Google maps and the satellite view of International School of Bangkok and did not see anything resembling the facility pictured. I think the satellite pics are a few years old, though.
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Re: Where is this track facility?

Postby Marlow » Sat Oct 19, 2013 7:03 am

26mi235 wrote:Given this, Occam's razor quickly cuts out both Europe and California, etc.

Yeah :oops:
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Re: Where is this track facility?

Postby El Toro » Sat Oct 19, 2013 11:02 pm

Definitely not the International School of Bangkok according to this photo. I don't know where it is but I did find this interesting article on a massive track construction plan. Sports Authority of Thailand to build 700 tracks
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