sarajevo winter olympics

Ski Jump Tower, Cortina D'ampezzo, Italy, 1956 Winter Olympics Venue

Bobsleigh Track, Sarajevo, 1984 Winter Olympics

Bobsled Track, Sarajevo, 1984 Winter Olympics Venue

Swimming Pool, Berlin, 1936 Summer Olympics Venue

Olympic Village, Athens, 2004 Summer Olympics Venue

Olympic Sports Complex, Sarajevo, 1984 Winter Olympics Venue

Ski Jumping Tower, Grenoble, France, 1968 Winter Olympic Games

Beach Volleyball Venue, Beijing, 2008 Summer Olympics

Olympic Canoe And Kayak Slalom Center, Athens, 2004 Summer Olympics Venue

Main Swimming Pool, Athens, 2004 Summer Olympics Venue

Its almost as if billions of dollars into multiple one-time use arenas is a bad investment. But the truly bad investment is letting them fall to ruin rather than turn them into public venues for the athletic betterment of your population afterwards.  Canada, Atlanta, London, Salt Lake City, Barcelona all did a good job of re-using them, other places, they tore them down or hid them.

Kayak And Canoeing Venue, Athens, 2004 Summer Olympics Venue

Barricades Outside The Stadium, Athens, 2004 Summer Olympics Venue

Olympic Village, Berlin, 1936 Summer Olympics Venue

Olympic Flag Posts, Athens, 2004 Summer Olympics Venue

Ski Jump, Sarajevo, 1984 Winter Olympics Venue

Its almost as if billions of dollars into multiple one-time use arenas is a bad investment. But the truly bad investment is letting them fall to ruin rather than turn them into public venues for the athletic betterment of your population afterwards.  Canada, Atlanta, London, Salt Lake City, Barcelona all did a good job of re-using them, other places, they tore them down or hid them.