<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Outdoors Today]]> <![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[New bike tire design: Airless, can't go flat]]> <![CDATA[Threats, intimidation directed at Utah women's outdoors group]]> A group in Utah intended to help elderly women experience the outdoors was subject to intimidation and threats from unknown individuals last week.]]> <![CDATA[Copper Mountain joins ski areas making snow for ski season]]> Following on the heels of announcements by Arapahoe Basin and Loveland that those ski areas were making snow for the 2013-2014 season, Copper Mountain has announced the same.]]> <![CDATA[How an NBA player is fighting to change views of mental health]]> Royce White of the Houston Rockets is still more of an oddity than a household name.]]> <![CDATA[Skydive from space vicariously with this video]]> <![CDATA[Canada to Russia: the Olympics have always been a bit gay]]> <![CDATA[In Beaver Creek, Ted Ligety unstoppable]]> American Ted Ligety keeps the wins coming the giant slalom. In fact, it's hardly even close.]]> <![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[Photos: Abandoned island was once most densely populated place on Earth]]> Off the southeastern coast of Japan, an island formerly used for mining sits abandoned, its last residents having left in 1974.]]> <![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[American Academy of Neurology: Immediate rest after possible concussions]]> The American Academy of Neurology has released new guidelines for parents and coaches of all types of athletes, including a recommendation to remove athletes from play if concussions are ever suspected.]]> <![CDATA[Wheels keep turning]]> Colorado based Shannon Galpin has been busy. Since her interview with the Boulder Weekly back in June of 2013, she has released her memoir Mountain to Mountain: The Journey of Adventure and Activism]]> <![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[Access Fund: 'Egregious' illegal climbing at Joshua Tree]]> The Access Fund, one of climbing's most prominent organizations dedicated to keeping climbing areas open, says it narrowly averted a shutdown of climbing in Joshua Tree National Park in California.]]> <![CDATA[Fight between European climbers, Sherpas reported on Mt. Everest]]> A group of three European climbers has reported a fight between themselves and a group of Sherpa guides on Mount Everest.]]> <![CDATA[Boulderite in the running for best job ever]]> Ryan Van Duzer hasn’t had a written resume in years. He’s made a living having adventures, making videos of them and giving inspirational talks about the approach to life that has him venturing off the beaten path on a daily basis.]]> <![CDATA[Profanity-prone jogger fights ban from N.H. town]]> A jogger in Maine who's made a habit of crossing into New Hampshire, going for a run and swearing at strangers is fighting an attempt to ban him.]]> <![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[USA Pro Challenge adds mountaintop finish; Boulder could join in 7th stage]]> The nation's most popular bike race might come through Boulder again next year — depending on fans' votes.]]>