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USOC Does Not Talk About Future Olympic Bids During BOD Meeting
Published June 29, 2012
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PAUSING FOR REAL LIFE: Approximately 40 of the USOC's 200 employees have been evacuated due to the continuing wildfires, but the organization's offices and Olympic training center have not been affected. Blackmun said the evacuations, so close to the London Games, may impact the organization's staffing plans. Blackmun: "My hope is that we have less than three people's whose homes are lost as a result of these fires. For those people who are evacuated and haven't lost their homes, a lot will depend on when they can get back in their homes. We hope we can get some stability in these fires in the next week or so. If we approach London and people aren't back in their homes yet, that's when we'll have to say, 'Who can we send to London in lieu of this person?'" Blackmun added that the fires will not affect members of Team USA because they are largely done training in Colorado Springs.