<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Outdoors Today]]> <![CDATA[Remembering California free soloist John Rosendahl]]> <![CDATA[GOP VP pick Ryan has actually never run a sub-3:00 marathon]]> Republican Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) incorrectly claimed in a radio interview that his best time in a marathon was "Under three [hours], high twos," when there is no record of Ryan running that fast.]]> <![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[For paralympians, other dangerous ways to cheat]]> As the 2012 Paralympic Games begin in London this week, officials will be as concerned as ever about preventing and catching cheating among the athletes.]]> <![CDATA[Olympic athletes first to face loosened marijauna testing]]> Athletes competing at the Olympics can now have nearly 10 times as much of it in their system and still pass drug tests.]]> <![CDATA[Annual BoCan eagle nesting closures announced ]]> 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.]]> <![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[Photography camp teaches outdoors photo skills]]> For the second year, a photography camp in South America will teach both amateur and professional photogs a specific "secret" of the industry: How to take professional ski photographs.]]> <![CDATA[Pro Challenge starting line? We'll take it]]> 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. ]]> <![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[Canada to Russia: the Olympics have always been a bit gay]]> <![CDATA[Two bodies found on Washington's Mount Rainier]]> Two bodies, possibly the remains of two hikers missing since January, were found on a Mount Rainier glacier Sept. 10 and recovered by park rangers.]]> <![CDATA[New sport snow-kiting blamed for reindeer fear]]> You might never have heard of the sport of snow-kiting, but you've certainly heard of Santa's helpers. And reindeer across Norway freaking hate the new snow sport.]]> <![CDATA[Balloon-powered flight in South Africa honors Nelson Mandela]]> A man flew nearly 4 miles by balloon in South Africa, traversing the sea from Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned, to Cape Town.]]> <![CDATA[Colorado Trail gets 80-mile complementary extension]]> The Colorado Trail Foundation has announced that it has added 80 miles of new trail to the Colorado Trail, which traverses the state from north to south.]]> <![CDATA[Lighter, tougher bike helmet — made from cardboard]]> A new bike helmet aims to increase riders' safety by mimicking nature — and by using one of the cheapest materials around.]]> <![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[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.]]> <![CDATA[British ultrarunner postpones Arctic trip due to warm conditions]]> Ultrarunner Tim Williamson has decided to postpone a solo run to the North Pole after he was warned that unusually warm temperatures have made ice unstable.]]> <![CDATA[Want a safer Mt. Everest? Here's how.]]> Mountain climber Adrian Ballinger, who has summitted Mount Everest six times, says Everest needs to be fixed.]]>