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Breck’s Bull of the Woods 2016 at Carter Park (1)

February 7, 2016 — 

Photo essay of the past weekend’s contest …

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Summit drops final home games to Palisade (2)

February 6, 2016 — 

This season has been a roller coaster for Summit basketball. After one loss each against Palisade on Saturday — the final home games of the season — the boy’s and …

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The Outsider: Is legitimacy good for snowboarding? (3)

February 5, 2016 — 

There’s a difference between snowboard competitions and contests.On Friday, more than 75 filmers, photographers and spectators trekked through powdery snow to the Barney Flow trail above Carter Park in Breckenridge. …

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A behind-the-scenes look at avalanche mitigation for Arapahoe Basin (4)

February 5, 2016 — 

It was about 1 p.m. when the bombs went off.On a crisp February day at Arapahoe Basin, I was standing a few hundred yards above the lower terminal to Lenawee …

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Summit girls silence Battle Mountain on the court, 59-38 (5)

February 5, 2016 — 

FRISCO — How sweet it is to win the grudge match.On Thursday night, the Summit girl’s basketball team (6-9 overall, 2-7 league) took to the court with fire in their …

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The Limelight: Reigning Bull of the Woods champ Matt Coughlin (6)

February 4, 2016 — 

About 48 hours ago, Matt Coughlin boarded an Amtrak train from Salt Lake City to Glenwood Springs for a ride on the fabled California Zephyr. The nine-hour trip ended with …

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Lady Tigers diving on the road to 4A league championships (7)

February 4, 2016 — 

Ask Laurel Bonner or Abby Hiller for their thoughts on the league diving championships this weekend and the girls will tell you one thing: they just want to have fun.“My …

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High Gear: Chroma Drone with built-in camera (8)

February 3, 2016 — 

The sun is setting over Duluth, Minnesota, where the world’s largest freshwater lake fades from the cityscape to a horizon in the north. My camera, flying at 300 feet from …

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Bull of the Woods debuts at Carter Park with public banked slalom course (9)

February 3, 2016 — 

For nearly three weeks, Brian Fleming has been dragging a torch and propane tank through the pines above Carter Park. Once there, he’s met up with a group of builders …

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Results from the Steamboat Classic Nordic races on Jan. (10)

February 3, 2016 — 

STEAMBOAT CLASSIC —SUMMIT YOUTH NORDICA series of high school and middle school Nordic races, held at the Steamboat Ski Touring Center on Jan. 30. The event drew more than 180 …

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Summit’s Jack Anderson signs with Western State football (11)

February 3, 2016 — 

FRISCO — Summit’s Jack Anderson is officially a Mountaineer.On Feb. 3 — the national signing day for college athletic recruits — the 18-year-old, 230-pound defensive and offensive tackle signed with …

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Results from Tigers ice hockey and the Breck Bucks sweep of Glacier Yetis (12)

February 2, 2016 — 

GLENWOOD WINTER INVITE — SUMMIT HS GIRL’S SWIMMINGThe final regular meet of the girl’s high school swim and dive season, held in Glenwood Springs on Jan. 30. The Tigers took …

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Take 5: Former Tiger Andrew Ike on the Fort Lewis gridiron (13)

February 2, 2016 — 

College football didn’t quite go how Andrew Ike expected. For starters, he hardly expected to play after high school.In 2011, back when Ike was a senior at Summit High School, …

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Scene from the first Frisco ski mountaineering race (14)

February 2, 2016 — 

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Off The Hill: Z Griff and the days of backyard snowboarding (15)

February 1, 2016 — 

One trick in snowboarding is heralded as all-time by any and all: the full circle. To carve a complete circle is considered a righteous achievement. I was raised in the …

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Sights from the 9280 Pond Hockey Tourney at Keystone (16)

January 31, 2016 — 

Over the weekend of Jan. 23-24, more than 90 teams of various ages and abilities took to the ice in the second-annual 9280 Pond Hockey Tournament on Keystone Lake. Teams …

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Jacobellis wins 10th X Games gold (17)

January 31, 2016 — 

ASPEN — Lindsey Jacobellis — one more time.By an eyelash.Jacobellis, the most decorated snowboarder in Winter X Games history, added gold medal No. 10 on Sunday afternoon at a snowy …

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Retrofitted: Jim Bowden and Max Dercum’s lost ski collection (18)

January 30, 2016 — 

“This,” Jim Bowden says, “Is the most beautiful pair.”With an eager grin, Bowden shuffles through a stack of skis and removes a pair of long, thin, ebony black skis: Toutes …

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Annual SIA Snow Show features local brands (19)

January 30, 2016 — 

DENVER — SnowSports Industries America’s 62nd annual snow sport expo is underway at the Colorado Convention Center with over 950 brands showing off the greatest and latest coming to the …

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Take 5: Billy Burkhardt, X Games adaptive SnoCross rider (20)

January 30, 2016 — 

Less than a week ago, Billy Burkhardt got the news he had been waiting for since 2010: He was going to the X Games.It was nothing short of a dream …

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