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Olympic champ receives pick-me-up from ski team (1)

April 1, 2015 — 

Most days are a struggle for American downhill great Bill Johnson as he rests in bed at an assisted living facility in Gresham, Oregon, watching his favorite television shows. He …

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On the Hill video report: A little Love Games action on Loveland Pass (2)

April 1, 2015 — 

On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Today is the first day of April and it is a beautiful …

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On the Hill video report: Recap of all the action from the Throwback Throwdown at Breckenridge Ski Resort (3)

March 29, 2015 — 

On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: The Throwback Throwdown competition went off yesterday celebrating 30 years of snowboarding …

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Breckenridge Throwback Throwdown celebrates 30 years of snowboarding (4)

March 28, 2015 — 

Long before there was a machine-cut, Olympic-sized superpipe or world-renowned terrain park, there was a 6-foot hand-dug halfpipe. For 30 years since that first pipe in the winter of 1984-85, …

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Copper Mountain hosting USASA snowboard and freeski nationals (5)

March 27, 2015 — 

Some of the world’s future Olympians and X Gamers will be throwing down at Copper Mountain Resort for the next two weeks as part of the 26th annual USASA National …

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Gearing up to go beyond the bounds (6)

March 26, 2015 — 

As the sun moves higher in the sky and the snow changes its chemistry, I too go through a transition of sorts. This time of year marks the date when …

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On the Hill video report: Getting into some side country off Peak 10 at Breckenridge (7)

March 26, 2015 — 

On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: On The Hill correspondent ZGriff hits some side country at Breckenridge Ski …

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Breckenridge Throwback Throwdown celebrates 30 years of snowboarding (8)

March 25, 2015 — 

Breckenridge will be going retro this Saturday to celebrate 30 years of snowboarding at the mountain with their fourth annual Throwback Throwdown snowboard competition.“We’re proud of our snowboarding heritage and …

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Breckenridge Ski Resort avalanche speaker series concludes Thursday (9)

March 25, 2015 — 

The Breckenridge Ski Patrol Public Avalanche Series will conclude on Thursday with the final presentation of the season. The four-part speaker series, a collaboration between Breckenridge Ski Resort and the …

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Breckenridge Peak 6 extreme terrain showcased in GoPro Big Mountain Challenge (10)

March 22, 2015 — 

The second annual GoPro Big Mountain Challenge junior regional competition came to a close Sunday under sunny skies at Breckenridge Resort’s expert hike-to terrain on Peak 6. After two days …

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On the Hill video report: Ripping down Volunteer on Peak 9 at Breckenridge Ski Resort (11)

March 22, 2015 — 

On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: ZGriff goes for a rip down Volunteer on peak 9 at Breckenridge. …

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Breckenridge Ski Resort to host GoPro Big Mountain Challenge (12)

March 19, 2015 — 

Big mountain ski contests: The name sounds intimidating and it should. The style of competition involves a skier or snowboarder being judged for selecting a line down a slope that …

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On the Hill video report: 5 inches of much-needed snow at Breckenridge Ski Resort (13)

March 19, 2015 — 

On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Zgriff enjoys 5 new inches at Breckenridge Ski Resort with a run …

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Arapahoe Basin Alpenglow Ascent Rando Challenge series starts Saturday (14)

March 19, 2015 — 

Randonee racing returns to Arapahoe Basin Ski Area this weekend with the second annual Alpenglow Ascents Rando Challenge spring series. As part of the ski area’s push to continue supporting …

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Team Breck, Team Summit bring home awards in U12 contests at Powderhorn (15)

March 18, 2015 — 

Last weekend Team Breckenridge Sports Club and Team Summit Colorado ski club sent a total of 22 skiers to the Rocky Mountain Division U12 Championships at Powderhorn Mountain Resort, near …

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On the Hill video report: Crossing our fingers for some snow during a rip down Spruce at Breckenridge Ski Resort (16)

March 18, 2015 — 

On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Zgriff rips down Spruce off Peak 8 and shows us highlights from …

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On the Hill video report: Carving down Northstar at Breckenridge Ski Resort (17)

March 15, 2015 — 

On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Zgriff goes down Northstar on Peak 8 with his buddy "the King …

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High Gear: Colorado company innovates again with Switch 24 and Slay 22 daypacks (18)

March 14, 2015 — 

These guys keep sending us stuff to play with, and every time we’ve been impressed. The guys are from Denver-based Mile High Mountaineering, and they’ve done it again — this …

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Shiffrin wins World Cup slalom, reunites with teen fan (19)

March 14, 2015 — 

ARE, Sweden — After outclassing her opponents to win her fourth World Cup slalom race of the season, Mikaela Shiffrin invited a young girl with a bashful smile to join …

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Pinturault wins WCup GS, Hirscher takes discipline title (20)

March 14, 2015 — 

KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia — Alexis Pinturault of France dominated a men’s World Cup giant slalom Saturday, while Marcel Hirscher came second to take the season’s discipline title with a race …

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