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Thursday, January 6,2011

Knock on wood

Two Colorado ski manufacturers lead a global revolution

By Tom Winter
Wood One of the most basic building materials known to humans, wood is the foundation of skis and snowboards. This versatile, beautiful material was used for the first skis. The legendary Austrian pioneer of downhill skiing, Arnold Lund, perfected the first alpine turns with skis made of wood.
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Thursday, December 30,2010

Beating the Bloat

Five ways to recover from the holidays

By Tom Winter
The festive cookies with lots of chocolate chips. The brownies with plenty of ice cream. The roast beef for Christmas dinner. A second helping of that roast beef. And then, of course, the cocktails. And the beer and the wine. And now, what you're left with is an already tight cocktail dress that's gotten a lot tighter.
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Thursday, December 16,2010

Winter riding

Who cares that the snow is the best in years? MTB junkies just want dirt

By Tom Winter
Colorado is a blessed state. Take, for example, Boulder's easy living. This November and December have seen big snows in the mountains. But we've hardly had to lift a shovel of the white stuff down here in B-Town. For mountain bikers, that's a good thing.
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Thursday, December 2,2010

The stash

Powder is where you find it

By Tom Winter
But while 'powder days' at the big resorts, you know, the ski areas with the cheap season pass that you and all your friends bought, are becoming 'powder mornings' with the snow tracked out by noon, there are still plenty of options for those addicted to deep snow bliss.
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Thursday, November 18,2010

Ice man

Boulder’s Eric Larsen speaks for the poles

By Tom Winter
Hard work. Two words that mean many different things to many different people. But to polar explorer and word traveler Eric Larsen, they sum up a philosophy. A philosophy that not only drove him to both the North and South Poles, but also to the top of Everest all during the past year.
Thursday, October 28,2010

Winter Scene 2010: Winter festivals

Outdoor events in Colorado don’t end with summer

By Tom Winter
Colorado is known for its summer festivals, with world-class events like the Telluride Bluegrass Festival, Boulders own Creek Festival and many more. But fun in the sun doesnt end when the snow hits the ground. The winter may be colder, but that doesnt mean that the action stops.
Thursday, October 28,2010

Winter Scene 2010: The firing line

How to get the shot when the snow is flying

By Tom Winter
Its cold. Its windy. Your hands are frozen. Youve been snowshoeing for hours. Now the moment comes: the light on the Gore Range is perfect, with the snow reflecting the alpenglow that brushes the peaks. You pull out your camera. Its going to be the perfect shot.
Thursday, October 28,2010

Winter Scene 2010: Give me Liberty

Colorado ski company loves the outdoors — a lot

By Tom Winter
Colorados Liberty Skis started, literally, with the roll of the dice. While the metaphor is useful for many a startup, few can claim that the seed funding came from a craps table in Vegas.
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Thursday, September 30,2010

A bold new voice

Jaime Schectman aims to change the way ski areas are run, one chairlift at a time

By Tom Winter
Over the past five years, fueled by concerns about sustainability, global warming and environmental footprints, and fed by the recent collapse in the real estate-fueled resort economy, skiers and snowboarders have started to become activists,...
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Thursday, September 9,2010

Point of View

Action sports video cameras let the world see the action through your eyes

By Tom Winter
While many of these devices shoot pretty good video, they tend to be designed as a second camera. In other words, while they can work as a hand held video camera to shoot action, stills or other media, theyre mostly designed to shoot POV, and perform best in that arena.
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