“You cannot sustain population growth. It’s not debatable,” says University of Colorado Boulder Professor Emeritus Al Bartlett. “It’s based on arithmetic. It’s not debatable unless you want to debate arithmetic.”
A myriad of experiences during the 2012 Games -- from a 9th-place finish by senior Emma Coburn in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, to amazing performances by amputee-sprinter Oscar Pistorius, whose participation was supported by CU-Boulder research -- can proudly be added to CU’s legacy of involvement in the Olympic Games.