Colorado was awarded the 1976 Winter Olympics, but later said “no thanks” and the games went to Innsbruck, Austria, instead.
Colorado won the bid to host the 1976 Winter Olympics but then said, “no thanks.” Some folks want to try again. Meet the new opposition.
"There's many opportunities to make this a better state, and I don't see how the Olympics fit into that," said former Gov. Dick Lamm.
The second and final online forum for public questions will be Feb. 24.
If the U.S. Olympic Committee is going to bid for the Winter Games soon, it will be for 2030, not 2026.
John Hickenlooper says his mind is open to public feedback, but thinks Coloradans will agree that a winter Olympic bid would be good for the state.
Among many elite athletes, everyone knows Sherry Von Riesen as the “mom” to hundreds of aspiring Olympians and Paralympians.
Boston pulled a bid for the 2024 summer games at the last minute. Other cities aren't rushing to host, either.