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On the Hill: Breckenridge's Peak 6 opened yesterday, well ahead of last year's Christmas opening (1)

December 17, 2014 — 

On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Summit Daily's ZGriff takes a run down Peak 9 to check the …

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Dew Tour Breckenridge: Weather poses challenge during final day (2)

December 14, 2014 — 

After four days of sunshine and mild temperatures, winter returned to Breckenridge Sunday for the final day of competition at the 2014 Dew Tour. Men’s freeskiers took to the slopestyle …

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On the Hill video report: 6 inches of freshies at Breckenridge (3)

December 14, 2014 — 

On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Summit Daily's Zach Griffin hits Breckenridge after 6 inches of much-needed snow …

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Breckenridge’s Keri Herman tops Dew Tour podium in women's slopestyle (4)

December 13, 2014 — 

Freeskier Keri Herman and snowboarder Kelly Clark have both said they feel like they are skiing and riding at the top of their games, and on a busy finals Saturday …

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Maddie Bowman and Jaime Anderson claim wins at Dew Tour in Breckenridge (5)

December 12, 2014 — 

Women’s slopestyle freeskiers started a busy third day of competition at the 2014 Dew Tour in Breckenridge with the first of the weeken’s eight finals contests. Even with offseason knee …

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Four-time Olympian Kelly Clark on life, Sochi and snowboarding (6)

December 12, 2014 — 

With more than 60 career wins, including four Olympic appearances — in which she came home with two bronze medals and a gold — seven Burton U.S. Open titles, five …

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Breckenridge: 2014 Dew Tour heats up with first day of men’s qualifiers (7)

December 11, 2014 — 

If there is such a thing as an Olympic hangover — the idea that athletes take some downtime or don’t perform as well following an Olympic year — the snowboarding …

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2014 Dew Tour at Breckenridge begins with women’s competition (8)

December 10, 2014 — 

The women broke in the 2014 Dew Tour with a strong showing Wednesday at Breckenridge Ski Resort during ski and snowboard halfpipe and slopestyle qualifiers. Fresh from taking the top …

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Summit County Fishing Report: Warm weather keeping rivers fishing well (9)

December 10, 2014 — 

With the recent fair weather, the lower Eagle River, the Roaring Fork River and the Colorado River around Glenwood Springs are ice free and well worth the drive. While midges …

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Olympic-sized Dew Tour begins in Breckenridge Wednesday (10)

December 9, 2014 — 

At this year’s Dew Tour, 21 of the 32 Sochi Olympic freeski and snowboard medalists are expected to participate. For many of them, it will be the first major competition …

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Ted Ligety places first in World Cup giant slalom despite broken wrist (11)

December 7, 2014 — 

BEAVER CREEK — Ted apparently can do comebacks at Birds of Prey giant slaloms as well. After commanding wins in 2012 and 2013 — essentially over after the first run …

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On The Hill video report: Z-Griff checks out the Joker at Breckenridge Ski Resort (12)

December 7, 2014 — 

On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Zach Griffin heads to Breckenridge Ski Resort, where there is no new …

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Olympians Clark and Gold walk away with halfpipe wins at Copper US Grand Prix (13)

December 6, 2014 — 

If one snowboarder could have claimed all three halfpipe podium spots in Saturday’s Sprint U.S. Grand Prix finals, four-time Olympian and defending X Games gold medalist Kelly Clark would have …

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On The Hill video report: Checking in from Chair 6 at Breck, Imperial to open (14)

December 6, 2014 — 

On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: On the Hill’s Zach Griffin hits Breck’s T-Bar to scope the Imperial …

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On The Hill video report: 21 Jump Street at Breckenridge Ski Resort (15)

December 4, 2014 — 

On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Zach Griffin shows off some jumps at Breckenridge Ski Resort. [iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/113630522" …

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On The Hill video report: Praying for weather at Breckenridge Ski Resort (16)

December 3, 2014 — 

On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Zach Griffin makes friends and learns lessons while he dances for weather …

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Summit County Fishing Report: “Tween” time with ice on the way (17)

December 3, 2014 — 

It’s ’tween time, the period when we’re transitioning from open to hard water. It’s a time when keeping up with conditions is difficult. The bitter arctic air mass slid in …

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Summit County Fishing Report: “Tween” time with ice on the way (18)

December 3, 2014 — 

It’s ’tween time, the period when we’re transitioning from open to hard water. It’s a time when keeping up with conditions is difficult. The bitter arctic air mass slid in …

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Welcome to town, Kjetil, Ted and everyone (19)

December 2, 2014 — 

So the storyline for Birds of Prey 2014, for a while, was looking kind of like a bummer with Norway’s Aksel Lund Svindal being out. Then came “the other Norwegian.” …

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2017 World Cup Finals in Aspen could pave way for more speed events (20)

December 1, 2014 — 

Aspen Mountain might not ever host World Cup downhill races or men’s races with the regularity it once did, but Aspen Skiing Co. officials said holding the World Cup 2017 …

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