In June, he beat a 400-meter sprint record once held by Oscar Pistorius. Now he wants to run for his country in the 2020 Olympics. That road leads through CU Boulder.
The suits were filed by gymnasts McKayla Maroney, Jordyn Wieber and Aly Raisman, against the federation and others for their roles in concealing the Larry Nassar sex-abuse scandal.
She'll replace Scott Blackmun, who resigned earlier this year to deal with health issues that undercut his ability to deal with the sex-abuse crisis.
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.