Boulder slackliner "Sketchy" Andy Lewis drew a lot of attention for his performance alongside Madonna in February's Super Bowl halftime show. But extreme slackliner Faith Dickey might have just upstaged him in a stunt for a Volvo commercial.
Boulder may claim Tom Danielson, rider on the Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda USA Pro Cycling Challenge team, as its own, but Durango is his real home town, he says, and that showed today as he snagged the King of the Mountain challenge on Stage One of the Challenge. Danielson led the way over Lizard Head Pass, 10,247 feet in elevation.
For four seconds, 138 skydivers joined together in midair, holding hands and forming a star-like formation. Their synchronized jump set a world record for largest formation, but it wasn't as easy as it sounds.
Rocky Mountain Rescue Group (RMRG), the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, the Boulder Police Department and the fire departments from several local communities are coordinating rescue plans for the Boulder County portion of the USA Pro Cycling...
Women will come first when cyclists start racing into Aspen on Aug. 22. That’s right, the all-men’s cycling USA Pro Cycling Challenge will be preceded by the Blue Ribbon Alpine Challenge, a criterium race in downtown Aspen that finishes an hour before riders in Stage 3 of the Pro Cycling Challenge from Gunnison are expected to arrive in Aspen.
The USA Pro Cycling Challenge will spend a week pitting cyclist against cyclist for top rank in a race that claims to be one of the world’s toughest. But when the bike tires turn toward Boulder on Aug. 25 for the last stage of racing before the final time trial in Denver, the race will become personal for a few of its riders.
A conversation with adventurer extraordinaire John Long
In part one of my series of free-ranging conversations with adventurer extraordinaire John Long, we discussed free soloing—the amazing form of climbing that doesn’t involve ropes, and that Largo (as Long is also known) himself helped to popularize as a teenager climbing in California in the early 1970s. Now, with the Games of the XXX Olympiad well-underway in London, I thought I’d take up for our second chat the question: Should climbing be an Olympic sport?