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‘It’s freedom’: Breckenridge’s Shannon Galpin shares behind-the-scenes story that became ‘Afghan Cycles’ film (podcast)

September 21, 2018 — Ten years and 25 trips after her first visit to Afghanistan almost exactly a decade ago, Breckenridge resident Shannon Galpin is ready to showcase her life's work to Summit County. "Afghan Cycles," which Galpin produced, will screen at 10 a.m. tomorrow at the Breckenridge Film

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Boulder man hikes Mosquito-Ten Mile from Trout Creek Pass to Mount Royal (podcast)

September 15, 2018 — In the wee hours of a late June night three months ago, the patrons of the Moose Jaw in Frisco reacted to quite the sight bursting through the front doors. Was the haggard, tired man looking for a drink? Was he lost and in need

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A Super (Bowl) memory: Dillon resident, former NFL trainer Byron Hansen reflects on proudest football moment (podcast)

September 8, 2018 — As Byron Hansen uses his hands to untie the ropes holding his boat to its dock on Lake Dillon, one shiny piece of hardware is noticeable. While he steers his boat away from shore, the item's many diamonds beam back a reflection of the late-August

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Best is the standard: Summit rugby ready to take on top in-state, national competition to start season (podcast)

August 23, 2018 — Another year, another season of elite expectations for the Summit High School girls rugby program. But this year will be different. It's not just because the program has to replace a strong group of perennial state championship seniors, most notably high school All-American and Harvard

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Tigers on tap: After extended preseason, Summit football opens season Friday at Salida (podcast)

August 23, 2018 — His team lost several key players from last year, is currently learning a new offense and turned the ball over more than expected in its season-opening scrimmage. But heading into the 2018 Colorado high school football season, Summit High head coach John Shirkey believes the

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Bay Area couple stops in Frisco along 19,000 mile bikepack from Alaska to Argentina (podcast)

August 22, 2018 — It was a case of "hurry up and wait" for Devon Proctor and Caitlin Hewitt as they were on the verge of their year-long, 19,000-mile bikepacking trip. During this year's summer solstice on June 19, the San Francisco residents found themselves 200 miles north into

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In the mix: With veteran leaders and talented immigrant rookies, Summit High soccer eyes state tourney

August 21, 2018 — It's been four years since the Summit High School boys soccer team qualified for the Colorado 4A state tournament. Though four years may not seem like a long time to those outside the program, 2014's 15-2-1 record and appearance in the state tournament quarterfinals may

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Summit County river surfing trio gives glimpse into atypical spring and summertime hobby (podcast)

August 17, 2018 — When asked whether river surfing is possible in Summit County, avid river surfer Josh Underwood put it bluntly. "There are spots that could be surfed," he said, "if you are willing to get cold and don't want to drive." Josh and Mandy Underwood are two

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Summit Up Stories: Phil Lindeman weaves a tale of backcountry adventures and roommate luck

July 12, 2018 — Phil Lindeman, former sports editor for the Summit Daily News, has called Summit County home for the last three years after hopping over the county line from Vail. You’ll now hear him reporting the news on Krystal 93 radio, or find him wandering the woods with

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With the U.S. absent, Summit County’s immigrant community is enthralled with Mexico’s World Cup success

June 29, 2018 — The old swing set no longer has seats or chains and weeds now peek out of the gravel parking lot. As modest as the spot may appear, make no mistake — the old Silverthorne Elementary School is a world stage. The most lively soccer games

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Dillon ranger outlines fire damage to trails at foot of Buffalo Mountain (with podcast)

June 20, 2018 — Though the Dillon Ranger District announced on Wednesday that the Buffalo Mountain Fire is now 100 percent contained, the small system of trails in and around the 81-acre burn area remain closed. And one trail in particular, the Pasque trail, may remain closed for several

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Kona, here she comes: Nancy Peters, 60, goes from last to first in four years to win her age group at Ironman Boulder

June 16, 2018 — In just four years, Summit County resident Nancy Peters has gone from last-place at a local quarter-triathlon to first-place at Ironman Boulder and an Ironman World Championship qualifier. The 60-year-old Peters won her age group, 60- to 64-year-old women, at the June 10 Ironman Boulder

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Bikepack pilgrimage: Frisco’s Zach Husted pedals through Colorado Trail in 11 days (podcast)

June 13, 2018 — Five weeks is the average time it takes for a hiker to traverse the entire 485-mile Colorado trail by foot. By bike, Frisco's Zach Husted completed his own 539-mile journey on and around the trail in 11 days. And he did it alone. For the

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At Summit High commencement, Paralympian, injured Marine Jimmy Sides to share story of how to adapt (podcast)

May 25, 2018 — U.S. Paralympic snowboarder and Silverthorne resident Jimmy Sides can't remember who his high school commencement speaker was in Gainesville, Florida, 17 years ago. Back then, in the spring of 2001, there weren't Snapchats and cellphone selfies to take while wearing a cap and gown. But

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Silverthorne’s Steele Spence describes the life of a Winter Olympics judge (with podcast)

May 4, 2018 — Judge or be judged — Steele Spence has been on both sides of the equation. The Silverthorne athlete has tested his mettle as a freeskier at X Games in Aspen, and he's also watched with a critic's eye as a judge at the 2018 Winter

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Listen: Copper Mountain groomer describes experience at Olympics, reconnecting with old friend in Taiwan

April 28, 2018 — The last time Paul Hoagland was back in his own Summit County bed was more than a quarter of a year ago, before he was brought into a Taiwanese vocational school as a show-and-tell exhibit, before he said no to a foreign dish called "Stinking

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Listen: Oldest Imperial Challenge racer describes what it took to cross finish line

April 27, 2018 — At about 2 p.m. last Saturday at the base of Breckenridge Ski Resort's Peak 8, Imperial Challenge race coordinator Jeff Westcott began to recite the age division winners as part of the April 21 run, bike, skin, snowshoe, splitboard and ski "pseudo-triathlon" event. And to

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Hurdling through time: Summit High’s Hunter Stimson closes in on hurdle record 34 years after her mom set it

April 27, 2018 — The 34-year-old memory is vivid for Signe Rockne-Stimson. If it wasn't, all she'd need to do to jog her memory is open the coffee-table-book-like relic of yellowed newspaper clippings to recall her most meaningful moment as a Summit High Tiger. There on Page 2B of

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Podcast: Breckenridge’s ‘Doc PJ’ chats Saturday’s Imperial Challenge ‘psuedo-triathlon’

April 19, 2018 — Take heed the rest of you Imperial Challenge contestants out there: Doc P.J.'s bike tires still have studs on them. The forecast may be calling for 8-16 inches of snow through Saturday morning here in the High Country, but that won't stop Craig "Doc PJ"

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After Pyeongchang glory, Amy Purdy hopes to continue to push Adaptive Action Sports into future (includes podcast)

April 13, 2018 — Returning to Summit County for the first time since she won two Paralympic medals in South Korea last month, as flurries fell in Frisco on Friday afternoon Amy Purdy was — perhaps surprisingly — stoked to get back on the hill. "I mean," Purdy said,

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