RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 20: Gold medalist, Inbee Park of Korea poses on the podium during the medal ceremony for Women's Golf on Day 15 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Golf Course on August 20, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
Inbee Park of Korea reacts on the 18th green after winning gold during the Women's Golf Final on Day 15 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Golf Course on August 20, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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For the next winter games in South Korea, a swath of virgin forest was razed to accommodate ski runs. For the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, a ski run is set to wipe out part of the Songshan National Nature Reserve. And let’s not forget the 240 acres of Atlantic Forest that were leveled for the 2016 games in Rio de Janeiro to make way for a golf course, or the new highway cut through BC mountains to improve traffic flow for the 2010 games in Vancouver.
9 Team USA Athletes to Watch in the 2018 Winter Olympics
With less than a month to go until the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, it's time to get to know the Team USA athletes. Each and every Team USA athlete has a story worth telling, but we've chosen nine buzzy women and men who you'll definitely want to follow along their Olympic journey. Our list includes young names like Chloe Kim and Mikaela Shiffrin and veterans like Lindsey Vonn and Elana Meyers Taylor. Let's go Team USA!
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