<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Outdoors Today]]> <![CDATA[Follow-up: Clayton 3rd, Canaday does not finish in North Face ultramarathon]]> It was a muddy end to the 2012 ultramarathoning season for former CU runners Cameron Clayton and Sage Canaday, two young runners who faced each other for the first time in the North Face Endurance Challenge Championship in San Francisco Dec. 1.]]> <![CDATA[Levi Leipheimer, USA Pro Cycling Challenge winner, terminated from cycling team contract]]> Levi Leipheimer, winner of the 2011 USA Pro Cycling Challenge and a stage winner in this year’s Pro Cycling Challenge, has just seen his contract with Omega Pharma-Quick-Step Cycling Team terminated, effective immediately.]]> <![CDATA[Masterful ascent in Mexico]]> Renowned free-solo climber Alex Honnold has quietly bagged yet another astounded climb.]]> <![CDATA[Utah man dies at Moab's Corona Arch on rope swing]]> A huge rope swing made popular by a YouTube video has caused the death of a man in Utah.]]> <![CDATA[World's highest, fastest freefall set for Oct. 8]]> Felix Baumgartner has been preparing for Monday, Oct. 8 for years.]]> <![CDATA[Five to 10 National Parks to test expanded WiFi]]> The National Park Service will test expanded WiFi in five to 10 parks this year, with an eye on cutting park costs and providing up-to-date information to visitors.]]> <![CDATA[Lance Armstrong loses Tour titles, asked to repay insurer $7.5m]]> It's safe to say this is a low point in the career of Lance Armstrong.]]> <![CDATA[NBA player becomes first openly gay athlete in US pro sports]]> Longtime NBA player Jason Collins has come out as gay in an editorial column for Sports Illustrated, becoming the first openly gay athlete in any US team sport.]]> <![CDATA[Lance Armstrong hit with suit for sponsorship money]]> Disgraced cycling champion Lance Armstrong has been sued by the United States government, alleging that he defrauded the government by taking sponsorship money from the U.S. Postal Service while using performance-enhancing drugs.]]> <![CDATA[Another Colorado snowfall, another powder report: March 5]]> Colorado's ski resorts once again got some fresh snow over the weekend and yesterday, March 4, lining up a good week of powder ahead.]]> <![CDATA[Few Colorado ski resorts still operating see good snow]]> Most Colorado ski resorts are closed for the year. Too bad the weather doesn't agree that ski season is over.]]> <![CDATA[Canada to Russia: the Olympics have always been a bit gay]]> <![CDATA[Statewide snowfall boosts ski area powder]]> Colorado's February storm has delivered as skiers and snowboarders have hoped.]]> <![CDATA[80-year-old Japanese climber to try for third Everest summit]]> An octogenarian Japanese man is planning a third summit of Mt. Everest, the tallest mountain in the world, hoping to retake a record for oldest hike to the summit.]]> <![CDATA[Roundup: Upgrades to Colo., Wyo. ski areas for 2012-2013]]> What's the second-largest ski resort in Colorado? Who knows?]]> <![CDATA[Video and photos: A travel guide to Dar es Salaam]]> Heading to Dar es Salaam? Us either. But we’ll indulge in some armchair travel courtesy of Vanessa Mdee, the first Tanzanian VJ on MTV.]]> <![CDATA[Study: for elite athletes, time might slow down]]> As often as athletes talk about being "in the zone," that's typically taken as a metaphor or a vague feeling.]]> <![CDATA[New learning area, new snow for Arapahoe Basin]]> Is it finally ski season in Colorado?]]> <![CDATA[Sochi takes a bite out of Aspen X Games]]> 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. ]]> <![CDATA[Utah land grab: How could the state afford to maintain federal lands?]]> The Great Utah Land Grab wasn't some 19th-century Old West trick involving Mormons and a corrupt sheriff.]]>