The 23rd Winter Olympic Games in 2018 are awarded to the city of… PyeongChang! [crowd cheers] There’s nothing wrong that the local community desires these more savvy economic benefits through this event. The controversy is this. The organizing committee decided to knock down a 500-year old forest for a 2-week event. They even changed protection laws to do this. Unsurprisingly, not everyone thought this
was a good idea.