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Jelly Belly team to train for USA Pro Challenge at Keystone Resort (1)

July 29, 2014 — 

At least one pro cycling team will call Summit County home for the week leading up to this year’s seven-stage USA Pro Challenge cycling race. Representatives from the Jelly Belly …

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La Maratona Verticale challenges runners at Copper Mountain (2)

July 26, 2014 — 

As with most first-year events, it’s often more about future potential than immediate success. That would appear to have been the case this weekend with the first running of La …

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Summit Extreme 10U team finishes second at state (3)

July 26, 2014 — 

The Summit Extreme 10U baseball team recently finished second at the USSSA State Championships. Manger Steve Misch’s 10U squad won five games in a row to make an unexpected run …

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Gear Junkie takes a taste of something salty (4)

July 26, 2014 — 

Sugary flavors tend to rule in the energy bar aisle. But not all bars skew fruity and sweet. A new line this spring from Kind includes seeds and legumes, among …

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Summit County Rescue Group cautions summer hikers: Be prepared (5)

July 25, 2014 — 

You’re deep in the backcountry, your cellphone’s nearly dead and you seem to have just lost the barely distinguishable trail you were on not too long ago. It’s getting dark. …

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Turk’s Trail extension to be completed in Breckenridge’s French Gulch (6)

July 24, 2014 — 

The town of Breckenridge Open Space and Trails Department and Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado will join forces this weekend to complete a highly anticipated extension on Turk’s Trail — part …

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Copper Mountain to host new La Maratona Verticale endurance runs (7)

July 23, 2014 — 

The world of extreme running will visit Copper Mountain Resort this weekend for two days of racing that share one thing in common: some serious elevation gain. The resort will …

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Summit Legion swinging away (8)

July 23, 2014 — 

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Summit County Rescue Group responds to three incidents on Quandary Peak (9)

July 23, 2014 — 

The Summit County Rescue Group responded to three incidents on Quandary Peak Tuesday, July 22. The first call was received at around 12:30 p.m. regarding a hiker who fell near …

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Browns Canyon closer to national monument status (10)

July 22, 2014 — 

Browns Canyon — already one of Colorado’s most popular whitewater rafting and fishing destinations — is expected take a step closer to achieving national monument status this week. Sen. Mark …

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Summit Trail Running Series takes on the Flumes/Tom’s Baby network (11)

July 22, 2014 — 

The Breckenridge Recreation Center will host the fourth of the six races in the Summit Trail Running Series, Wednesday, July 23. Runners will have 7K or 11K course options on …

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Adjust stance to hit out of the rough (12)

July 19, 2014 — 

Most golfers don’t always find the fairway or short-cut grass. Often, it seems like the golf ball wants to take flight and land in the deepest grass on the course. …

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Fly-fish the Vail Valley this summer for magnificent catches and unparalleled views (13)

July 19, 2014 — 

I didn’t think that fly-fishing fell under the category of “adventure sport” until the pavement ended and the dirt and untrammeled views began. Bumping along at Camp Hale, where the …

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Downpours challenge riders in Summit Mountain Challenge bike race at Keystone (14)

July 18, 2014 — 

It wasn’t pretty, but a number of Summit County’s most diehard mountain bikers still turned out for Wednesday night’s rain-soaked Summit Mountain Challenge series race at Keystone Resort. “Couldn’t feel …

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Gold medal slopestyle skier Joss Christensen discusses life after Sochi (15)

July 17, 2014 — 

For Olympic slopestyle gold medalist Joss Christensen, it’s been a whirlwind ride since the Winter Games closed in Sochi earlier this year. But between media obligations and ski trips, he …

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Summit County Fishing Report: Options abound but you may not be alone (16)

July 16, 2014 — 

South Park’s Eleven Mile Reservoir is clear and full. Unfortunately, the catching has slowed down recently. Those trolling spoons, crank baits and spinners have been managing a few nice rainbows. …

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Gold medalists Sage Kotsenburg and Joss Christensen drop in on Woodward (17)

July 15, 2014 — 

Woodward at Copper summer campers were treated to a pair of Olympic guests Monday as recent American slopestyle gold medalists Joss Christensen (skiing) and Sage Kotsenburg (snowboarding) took some time …

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High Gear: Season5, versatile apparel you may never have heard of (18)

July 12, 2014 — 

They’re not in the big-box sporting-goods retailers. They’re not widely distributed. And unless you’re in the know, or deep into the paddling or watersport communities, you probably haven’t heard of …

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Summit County golf pro tip: Avoid the dreaded three-putt with practice drill (19)

July 12, 2014 — 

How many three-putts do you have in a round? Avoiding the dreaded three-putt is a surefire way to lower your golf score. Certainly we would love to make all of …

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Breck local Josh Tostado takes win no. 7 in Brecknridge 100 (20)

July 12, 2014 — 

Last year’s Breckenridge 100 mountian bike race came down to just 8.8 seconds between first and second place, with German-born pro Ben Sonntag of Durango edging out edging out local …

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