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1976 Winter Olympics

Added by yongli on 07/29/2016 - 11:15, last changed on 08/25/2017 - 07:36

Denver Olympic Logo

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In the early 1960s, Governor John A. Love and other business leaders worked to bring the 1976 Winter Olympics to Colorado. Despite winning the bid from the International Olympic Committee in 1970, the voters of Colorado decided not to fund the winter games, causing the event to be moved to...

Ski Industry

Added by yongli on 09/13/2017 - 14:40, last changed on 10/02/2017 - 09:00
Colorado’s ski industry anchors the state’s thriving tourist economy. Built primarily on national forest lands, the state’s numerous ski resorts attract upwards of 12 million visitors annually, generating billions in revenue. Introduced to the state in the late nineteenth century, downhill skiing’s...
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