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Breckenridge Dew Tour, Copper U.S. Grand Prix now qualifiers for 2018 Winter Olympics

June 23, 2017 — The 2018 Winter Olympics is less than six months away and Breckenridge is now the first televised test of the season for superstars like Mark McMorris, Bobby Brown, Jamie Anderson, Henrik Harlaut and dozens of Olympians-in-waiting. On June 21, Dew Tour and TEN: The Enthusiast […]

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Breckenridge Bike Guide: Barney Flow (video)

June 23, 2017 — SUMMIT COUNTY — Barney Flow (not to be confused with Barney Ford) is a relatively new skills track near downtown Breckenridge. It's smack-dab in the middle of the Moonstone neighborhood, and as a community loop, it was built with young riders in mind. Progression is […]

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Inaugural Colorado Classic welcomes Team Rwanda elite team with Olympians, Rwandan national champions

June 23, 2017 — DENVER — Team Rwanda Cycling has accepted an invitation to participate in the inaugural Colorado Classic, marking its first appearance in a Union Cycliste Internationale-sanctioned race of this caliber in the United States, organizers announced earlier this week. Team Rwanda was founded in 2007 by […]

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Breckenridge Bike Guide: Eric Mamula’s Breck lunch loop

June 22, 2017 — SUMMIT COUNTY — It's official: the mayor of Breckenridge has a lunch loop. In June 2016 — on the first full day of Breck Bike Week festivities, in fact — mayor Eric Mamula (he of Downstairs at Eric's on Main Street) led a group of […]

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Dirt, wind and pirates in Frisco at Timberline Cruiser Regatta and free Frisco Bike Fling on June 24

June 22, 2017 — Fun is Frisco's raison d'être this weekend. The town doesn't exactly sleep through summer — did you happen to miss the enormous Colorado BBQ Challenge last weekend? — but tomorrow is less about pulled pork and more about bikes, sailboats and pirates, when the Frisco […]

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High Gear: Helinox Chair One and Table One review

June 21, 2017 — At the beginning of spring 2016, I got a hold of a great set of camp furniture: the Helinox Chair One and Table One. I was looking for a simple setup that would allow me to work on the computer at camp while I was […]

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Demo bikes, ride the Snowmass Loop for free MTB fondo on June 24

June 21, 2017 — Forget paying $50 or more for a bike ride. This one is all free. On June 24, Prestige Imports — the same sponsor behind the Vuelta a Dillon road-cycling event later this summer — hosts the second annual Snowmass Loop Mountain Bike Fondo. The 20-mile […]

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Trout Unlimited local chapter hosts ‘state of fisheries’ meeting in Frisco June 22

June 21, 2017 — On June 22, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Summit County Community Center in Frisco (83 Nancy's Place), Jon Ewert, the local Colorado Parks and Wildlife fisheries biologist, will be discussing the state of the fish in Summit and Grand counties. Ewart's annual address […]

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Join the World’s Largest Swim Lesson in Silverthorne on June 22

June 21, 2017 — Summer means swimming season. Are you ready? On June 22, don your trunks or bathing suit and head to the Silverthorne Recreation Center for the annual World's Largest Swimming Lesson. The event begins at 11 a.m. with free registration, followed by a 30-minute swim lesson […]

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Work It Out: 8 best yoga poses for recovery and relaxation

June 21, 2017 — If yoga were a vitamin, you'd take it every day. And why not? Yoga's wide range of health benefits has been touted by everyone from the Mayo Clinic to Harvard Medical School to the Huffington Post. This ancient practice helps you decrease stress hormones and […]

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Summer Gear Locker: 2017 Hala Gear SUP, SOL Paddleboards Rebel, NRS Ninja life jacket and more for your river kit

June 20, 2017 — Editor's note: This is the first installment in a three-part summer gear guide. Check in with the Summit Daily on Thursday for biking gear and Friday for hiking, camping and mountaineering gear. You've pulled the permits, requested the PTO and rallied the crew for a […]

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Keystone Bike Guide: Snake River Rec Path (video)

June 20, 2017 — SUMMIT COUNTY — Take our word for it: You don't have to dodge cars and semis on U.S. Highway 6 to get from Keystone to Lake Dillon and back again. There's a recpath for that. Found on the banks of the stunning Snake River, the […]

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Results from the 2017 Morning Thunder trail race, plus Summit Titans win hoops tourney

June 20, 2017 — Mountain Thunder/BOEC | Summit Trail Series No. 1, June 14 The opening race of the Summit Trail Running series, split between a short course (4K) and long course (7K) near the base of Peak 8 in Breckenridge. The event drew roughly 90 runners between all […]

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Vail Lacrosse Tournament attracts 2,000 youth to Vail area June 19-21

June 19, 2017 — The 23rd annual Vail Lacrosse Tournament comes to the Vail Valley today through Wednesday with 14 tournament sites in Vail, Eagle-Vail, Avon and Edwards. Nearly 2,000 youth players and 3,000 spectators are expected for three days of team building, training and friendly competition. With nearly […]

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Breckenridge Bike Guide: Gold Run Rush preview (video)

June 19, 2017 — SUMMIT COUNTY — The Gold Run Rush is a race like none other. Between huffing and puffing your way to screaming descents at 10,000-plus vertical feet, you just might get a crash course (no crashing, please) on Breck's mining history as the route weaves by […]

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A world-class cliff-diver’s letter to his younger self

June 19, 2017 — Orlando Duque is every bit the archetypal legend of his sport. For two decades, the Colombian native has been at the top of the international high-diving scene, moving from contests to performance shows to the globetrotting Red Bull Cliff Diving Series. Now, at 42 years […]

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A short, sweet, serious raft season on Class IV rapids of Tenmile Creek

June 19, 2017 — On the banks of the Tenmile Creek between Frisco and Copper Mountain sits a lone park bench. It's found about two miles downriver from Officer's Gulch in a section local kayakers know simply as Middle Canyon, placed in a peaceful opening surrounded by thick aspens, […]

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Nolan Arenado leads Rockies to victory with complete cycle

June 18, 2017 — DENVER — With one dramatic swing, Nolan Arenado gave the Colorado Rockies a thrilling victory and finished off his rare feat at the plate. Arenado completed the cycle with a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Rockies stunned the San […]

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Summit baseball cruises through week 2, winning 4 out of 6 games

June 18, 2017 — After going 1-4 to start the season last week, the Summit Extreme Black Diamonds rebounded in a big way. The team traveled to Grand Junction on Tuesday to take on one of the league's top teams, the Rocky Mountain Oysters. Summit wasted no time, jumping […]

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In The Field: Nature, humanity and our responsibility to care for both

June 17, 2017 — A thought occurred to me while recently perambulating. I use that word because I was in no hurry, had no destination in mind, but simply placed one foot in front of another on a path behind my house attempting to appreciate my great luck at […]

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