David Bolen finishing Men's 400 at 1948 Olympics

CU's First Olympian

June 1, 2020

CU has had over 85 Olympians. It all started with David Bolen.

Blake Leeper

NOW — August 19, 2018

Dec. 1, 2018

Blake Leeper aims to compete in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. The double-amputee traveled to CU Boulder for evaluation by Alena Grabowski.

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The Gold Life, Post-Bronze

June 1, 2018

Snowboarder Arielle Gold won a medal at the Olympics in February. This summer, you might see her around campus.

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Sports Briefs — Spring 2018

March 1, 2018

CU Winter Olympians, Buffs Bits and statistics.

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At A Glance: CU Boulder's Winter Olympians

Feb. 28, 2018

Six CU student athletes and alumni represented the Colorado Buffaloes at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games, which begin Feb. 9 and ended on Feb. 25.

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10 CU Winter Olympians

Feb. 7, 2018

A glimpse of some of CU Boulder’s past and present Winter Olympians.

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Olympians Up Close

Dec. 1, 2016

Former CU Boulder track stars Jenny Simpson and Emma Coburn each won bronze medals during the 29th summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Emma Coburn

Coburn, Simpson Make U.S. Olympic Team

July 8, 2016

Buffs Emma Coburn (Mktg'13) and Jenny Simpson (Econ, PolSci’09) have won spots on the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team.

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10 CU Olympians

July 7, 2016

Forever Buffs in the Olympics.

Emma Coburn

Sports QA: Olympian Emma Coburn

June 1, 2016

In July, Emma Coburn will race the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the U.S. Olympic Trials with her sights set on an appearance in Rio.

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