Montanans were divided about Bozeman potentially hosting the 2022 winter games. Olympic mogul skier Heather McPhie, a 28-year-old Bozeman native feels torn. "It could bring so many opportunities for kids to participate in different types of sports," she said. "And I would love to compete in the Olympics in my own country, but it would kind of change the town. I'm a little protective of Montana."
Jon Greenspon, CEO for the Big Sky Committee for the Winter Games, said some members of his committee felt cheated by the U.S. Olympic Committee's decision, but that he and other members were also relieved.
The work to make Bozeman home to the Olympics will have to wait, at least for a year. Greenspon says his committee plans to bid on the 2026 winter games.
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