If you’ve ever wondered what happened to Bozeman biathlete Kari Swenson, who was kidnapped by Dan and Don Nichols near Big Sky in 1984, here’s your chance to learn more. ESPN’s 30 for 30 podcast interviewed Swenson and some of the other people involved in the bizarre crime in which Swenson was also shot. In writing about the podcast, I interviewed a few of the news people involved in covering the incident. One thing that stands out to everyone is that the victim of such crimes should never be forgotten and that their journey to recovery requires strength and courage.
To learn more, check out my story in the Billings Gazette at https://billingsgazette.com/sports/olympics/podcast-recounts-kidnapping-shooting-recovery-of-bozeman-biathlete-kari-swenson/article_0791936f-4762-536f-b2e2-69c01300dafc.html
(written by Brett French – Outdoors Editor for the Billings Gazette/Montana Untamed)