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Thursday, September 26,2013

A pilgrimage close to home

A contemplative and spiritual tour of Taos

By Diana Rico
The young man balances himself atop the tall pole, gleaming with sweat, and faces the direction of the sun. The pole represents the Tree of Life, and he has struggled to make it up to its pinnacle, competing against other youths showing off their daring to an enthusiastic crowd.
Thursday, September 19,2013

Snow wonder: Ski film 'Valhalla' captures the joy of a powder quest

Newest skiing film from Sweetgrass to screen in Boulder Sept. 26

By Elizabeth Miller
Rumor has it the first snow has fallen on the high peaks in Colorado — just a dusting, a promise of things to come. The bubble of hope and possibility rising in the chests of every would-be ski bum at the thought of that is what the latest film from Sweetgrass Productions, Valhalla, looks to latch onto and lift the ski industry to new heights.
Thursday, September 12,2013

Sender Films' Reel Rock 8: Peaks behind the screens

Eighth Reel Rock marks new heights for Boulder filmmakers who pioneered rock climbing films

By Elizabeth Miller
At this point, it’s impossible to know whether Pete Mortimer and Nick Rosen could always tell stories in tandem, or whether that’s the product of eight years working together or the friendship that dates to their days as students at Colorado College. But the way the two can riff off one another to build a scene may say everything about how and why they’ve come together to run one of the most successful film production companies, Sender Films, to make movies about the niche sport of rock climbing.
Thursday, September 5,2013

Denver resident continues search for her father, who went missing in Panama

By James Dziezynski
The texture of Panama is changing once again, and as it shifts, an increasing number of reports of foreigners missing or murdered have been coming from the country. And in June, Bob Ehlert stopped returning calls and emails.
Thursday, August 29,2013

Swiss sailing: A bike trip through the Alps, sans Facebook

Boulder cyclist tests the limits of his legs in the Alps

By Adam Perry
Shunning social media since the beginning of this year has been an interesting experiment, the effects of which are definitely exacerbated by living in the bubble known as Boulder.
Monday, August 26,2013

Van Garderen wins USA Pro Challenge

Circuit race in Denver sees Sagan taking a fourth stage win

By Elizabeth Miller
Tejay Van Garderen finished the USA Pro Challenge with a 90 second lead on his chaser, fellow BMC rider Mathias Frank, taking the win in the overall race.
Saturday, August 24,2013

One stage remains after Sagan takes Fort Collins

By Steve Weishampel
A few jerseys have already been won in this year’s USA Pro Challenge. But the yellow jersey isn’t one of them.
Friday, August 23,2013

Time trial stage extends van Garderen's Pro Challenge lead

By Steve Weishampel
The crowd got loud for Tejay van Garderen before the USA Pro Challenge leader took off from the start house of Stage Five, a time trial in Vail. By the end of his run he’d earned the roars.
Friday, August 23,2013

The art of the time trial

By Tom Winter
Man, machine and clock. That’s the brutal simplicity of bike racing’s time trial, an event that pits cyclists against not only the rest of the peloton, but against their inner demons and the relentless enemy that is time.
Thursday, August 22,2013

Classics come forward

Favored riders emerge in the lead of Pro Challenge Stage Four

By Elizabeth Miller
Stage Four was a day for favorites to finally emerge from the field in the USA Pro Challenge.