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Frisco’s Eric Broecker wins Breckenridge Road Half-Marathon; Dillon’s Borthwick wins 10K

September 19, 2018 — Running across their home county, four Summit County locals earned top-3 spots at Saturday's Breckenridge Road Marathon races. In the 10-kilometer event, Dillon 54-year-old John Borthwick completed the course in 41 minutes and 40 seconds, 42 seconds ahead of second-place finisher Jonathan Risi, 49, of

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Six years after graduation, Summit High alum Rob Courtney back as school’s athletic trainer

September 19, 2018 — Two hours before the Summit Tigers varsity football team's home opener versus Woodland Park on Friday, the only noticeable addition to Tiger Stadium is a white fold-up table. One hundred and 20 minutes later, when hundreds of fans, players, coaches and officials transform this relatively-empty

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Breckenridge Film Fest features ‘Afghan Cycles’ documentary, other outdoor-related films

September 18, 2018 — Along with the screening of Breckenridge producer Shannon Galpin's "Afghan Cycles" feature documentary – to be shown on Saturday at 10 a.m. at Colorado Mountain College — the Breckenridge Film Festival will have other sports and outdoors-related offerings. Here are the details on three of

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Beijing’s environmental outlook for Winter Olympics approved

September 18, 2018 — BEIJING — Snow-making for the 2022 Beijing Olympics won't bring lasting damage to the environment in the parched region of northern China, IOC vice president Juan Antonio Samaranch said Tuesday. Samaranch told The Associated Press that Beijing's air and water quality are constantly improving and

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Italy moves forward with Milan-Cortina Olympic bid

September 18, 2018 — ROME — Italy's three-pronged bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics has been reduced to a two-city candidacy featuring Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo. Following Turin's exclusion, the Italian Olympic Committee is sending a delegation featuring Milan and Cortina representatives to meet with IOC leaders on Wednesday.

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Summit High boys soccer blasts Palisade; two Tigers golfers shoot below 80 at regional

September 18, 2018 — The Summit Tigers varsity boys soccer team ran away with an emphatic home victory over Palisade on Saturday morning with a final score of 9-1. After a somewhat tight first half that saw the Tigers enter the break with a 2-1 lead, Summit blew the

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British domination is complete with Yates’ Vuelta win

September 17, 2018 — PARIS — When Lance Armstrong won the last of his seven Tour de France titles back in 2005, there was not a single British rider on the starting line. The face of cycling has dramatically changed since, with Armstrong erased from the records books for

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Steamboat race pushes all involved

September 17, 2018 — For more, follow @Steamboatpilot on Instagram and tag photos with #Steambotasnaps

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Best fall hikes for aspen leaves in Summit County (before they’re gone!)

September 17, 2018 — I'd always heard that aspen trees were classic Colorado, that their colors would be awe-inspiring. Humbling. It seems like just yesterday that summer arrived and the aspens started to finally bloom in rich, verdant hues. Now, every fresh morning turns them more rusted, golden. Soon

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Middaugh dominant, wins Xterra series finale in Utah by nearly 4 minutes

September 16, 2018 — EAGLE-VAIL — Hometown competitor Josiah Middaugh enjoyed his fifth Xterra win of the season at the series' final event on Saturday at Snowbasin resort in Utah. Coming in 3 minutes and 57 seconds ahead of the second-place finisher, Middaugh said the large gap may have

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Eliud Kipchoge sets record in Berlin marathon

September 16, 2018 — BERLIN — Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge set a marathon world record, winning the Berlin race in 2 hours, 1 minute, 39 seconds on Sunday. Organizers initially put Kipchoge's time at 2 hours, 1 minute, 40 seconds, but later reduced it by one second. The 33-year-old

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Russia police no longer relaxed after World Cup

September 16, 2018 — MOSCOW — Of the four people who protested on the field during the World Cup soccer final in Moscow, one is now in intensive care and another spent part of the week in a jail cell. Two months since the tournament ended with France beating

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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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That winning feeling: Summit High football tops Woodland Park 38-30 for first win since last October

September 15, 2018 — Leading into Friday's home-opener against Woodland Park, it had been more than 11 months since the Summit High School varsity football team had experienced the postgame bliss of a victory. Just 13 unlucky seconds into the game, it felt like a win would wait at

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Vicky Holland wins overall season triathlon title

September 15, 2018 — GOLD COAST, Australia — Vicky Holland finished a close second to Australian Ashleigh Gentle but it was enough for the British racer to win the World Series Triathlon women's season title on Saturday. Katie Zaferes of the U.S. led the women's overall standings going into

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Missy Franklin talks about her depression after a losing streak

September 15, 2018 — DENVER — Missy Franklin was the golden girl of the 2012 London Olympics. Night after night, she stood in the spotlight, her broad swimmer's shoulders draped in medals and her impossibly bright smile dazzling fans and sponsors. Four years later there was crushing disappointment. Franklin

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Aspen’s Jim Harrison, 78, finally completes Continental Divide Trail after 35 years

September 14, 2018 — Hiking the Continental Divide Trail was never the end goal for Jim Harrison. But, little by little, that's exactly what happened. And it only took him 35 years to complete. "That's how little goals add up to big goals," Harrison said earlier this week from

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Sapporo expected to drop out of the 2026 Winter Olympic bid race

September 14, 2018 — TOKYO — The Japanese city of Sapporo is expected to withdraw from bidding for the 2026 Winter Olympics, leaving four candidates as the IOC finds it increasingly difficult to find hosts — particularly for the Winter Games. A city official says Deputy Mayor Takatohsi Machida

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Summit High golf takes on competition at Keystone Ranch; boys soccer, girls volleyball drop road games

September 14, 2018 — On their home course at the Keystone Ranch Invitational on Thursday, the Summit High School Tigers varsity boys golf team finished in sixth place with a total score of 255 spread across their top-three golfers. Tyler Nakos led the Tigers on Thursday with a score

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Summit local Sierra Anderson posts fastest female time at Fall Classic MTB race

September 13, 2018 — Maverick Sports' summer series of mountain bike events concluded on Sunday with the annual Fall Classic 30-mile, 21-mile and 12-mile mountain bike races. More than 145 mountain bikers competed across 20 different divisions and Summit County local Sierra Anderson won the overall women's 30-mile race.

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