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Friday, August 29,2014

Wheels keep turning

Momentum building for Afghan cycling team with solidarity ride

By Cayte Bosler
Colorado based Shannon Galpin has been busy. Since her interview with the Boulder Weekly back in June of 2013, she has released her memoir Mountain to Mountain: The Journey of Adventure and Activism
Monday, February 17,2014

Olympic athletes first to face loosened marijauna testing

Acceptable levels raised tenfold

By Josh Gross
Athletes competing at the Olympics can now have nearly 10 times as much of it in their system and still pass drug tests.
Thursday, February 6,2014

Canada to Russia: the Olympics have always been a bit gay

New video highlights inherent homoeroticism of luging

By Josh Gross
Who knew the luge was so sexy?
Tuesday, February 4,2014

Annual BoCan eagle nesting closures announced

Boulder Ranger District names sites for climbing bans until July 31

By Elizabeth Miller
To keep golden eagles happily in their nests this spring season, the Boulder Ranger District of Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests has temporarily closed some climbing areas in Boulder Canyon.
Tuesday, February 4,2014

Masterful ascent in Mexico

Honnold free solos 5.12 route at El Potrero Chico

By Elizabeth Miller
Renowned free-solo climber Alex Honnold has quietly bagged yet another astounded climb.
Friday, January 31,2014

Skydive from space vicariously with this video

Footage from Felix Baumgartner's body cam released

By Josh Gross
In October of 2012, skydiver Felix Baumgartner broke records and warped imaginations by parachuting from a balloon parked 24 miles of the earth. In an event that was pretty darned close to this gen
Monday, January 27,2014

Sochi takes a bite out of Aspen X Games

Several prominent names skip competition for Olympic training

By Mallane Dressel
Training schedules for the rapidly approaching Winter Olympic Games in Sochi,Russia kept several prominent Winter X Games stars away from the competition this past weekend in Aspen.
Wednesday, December 18,2013

Pro Challenge starting line? We'll take it

Cycling race announces 2014 race has stage that begins in Boulder

By Elizabeth Miller
Colorado’s favorite bike race is coming back to Boulder in 2014. USA Pro Cycling Challenge officials have announced a final stage for the race with a starting line in Boulder.
Friday, December 13,2013

Vail opens China Bowl

Resort has half of terrain open early this year

By Elizabeth Miller
Whatever your plans for the weekend were, call them off. Vail announced Friday that China Bowl has been opened for the season.
Friday, November 22,2013

Vail kicks off ski and snowboard season

Vail has started its ski and snowboard season for 2013-2014 with 10 trails open and four inches of new snow.