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2014 Stories by Colin Bane

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  • Heavy Medal

    published December 11, 2014

    Missed the trip to Sochi last winter? Nearly all of the Winter Olympic freeskiing and snowboarding medalists will be in Breckenridge this week for... More >>

  • First Tracks

    published December 4, 2014

    Colorado's entry in the "Lost Ski Areas" series from History Press turned out to be a bigger project than Caryn and Peter Boddie imagined: They... More >>

  • 303 Boards Brings Landrace Skateboard Video to SIE FilmCenter

    published Dec 11, 2014

    Director Travis La and the crew behind the latest 303 Boards skateboard team video, Landrace, liked the sound of 12/13/14 for a premiere date. While we're counting, this marks the thirteenth team vide... More >>

  • Caryn and Peter Boddie on Colorado's "Lost" Ski Areas -- Stories as Old as the Hills

    published Dec 09, 2014

    "We couldn't believe how much emphasis there was on ski jumping from the beginning: It was really the extreme sport of its day," says historian Caryn Boddie. She and her husband, Peter Boddie, wrote t... More >>

  • Ski Cooper, Sunlight Ski Resorts Open For the Season Today
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    Ski Cooper, Sunlight Ski Resorts Open For the Season Today

    published Nov 28, 2014

    Ski Cooper near Leadville, and Sunlight Mountain Resort, near Glenwood Springs are both opening today. Ski Cooper got so much snow recently, in fact, that it is opening two weeks early. They join man... More >>

  • Ride of a Lifetime

    published November 20, 2014

    Boulder-based Warren Miller Entertainment, the granddaddy of all ski-film production companies, is celebrating 65 years in the business this week... More >>

  • Steamboat, Crested Butte, Monarch, Snowmass, Telluride All Open for Thanksgiving
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    Steamboat, Crested Butte, Monarch, Snowmass, Telluride All Open for Thanksgiving

    published Nov 26, 2014

    The weather has been good for skiers and snowboarders so far this season, and that means more openings. Steamboat and Crested Butte plan to open for the season today, while Monarch, Snowmass and Tell... More >>

  • Vail, Aspen, Eldora Open This Weekend
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    Vail, Aspen, Eldora Open This Weekend

    published Nov 21, 2014

    Colorado's two glitziest, most well-known ski resorts open for the season this weekend, along with a locals' favorite, joining a few others that have so far. Vail goes first, giving customers access ... More >>

  • Breckenridge Ski Resort Opens Today With New Snow
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    Breckenridge Ski Resort Opens Today With New Snow

    published Nov 14, 2014

    Breckenridge got thirteen inches of snow on Wednesday and more last night, so there should be plenty to go around today when the ski resort (mostly Peak 8) opens for the season. There are plenty of a... More >>

  • Winter Park Opens Saturday; Raffle Offers Winner a Lifetime Pass
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    Winter Park Opens Saturday; Raffle Offers Winner a Lifetime Pass

    published Nov 13, 2014

    Winter Park Resort opens Saturday, joining a handful of ski-country destinations that have already powered on the gondolas. We profile them all in The Edge, our insider's guide to the 2014 ski and sn... More >>

  • Copper Mountain, Keystone Resort and Wolf Creek All Open This Weekend
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    Copper Mountain, Keystone Resort and Wolf Creek All Open This Weekend

    published Nov 07, 2014

    Arapahoe Basin was first -- as usual -- but two other Summit County ski resorts, Copper Mountain and Keystone Resort, will open today, despite warm weather recently that pushed back Keystone's origin... More >>

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    Get on Board With The Edge!

    published November 20, 2014

    Last year's ski and snowboard season was the best on record, according to Colorado Ski Country USA, with a record 12.6 million visits to... More >>

  • There's a Lot to Love at Loveland This Ski Season

    published Nov 05, 2014

    Because of warm weather, the Colorado ski/snowboard season got off to a slow start -- but Loveland is open for business. And with temperatures dropping and snow falling, the rest of this state's resor... More >>

  • Arapahoe Basin Gets an Edge on the 2014 Ski/Snowboard Season

    published Nov 04, 2014

    Because of warm weather, the Colorado ski/snowboard season got off to a slow start -- but not at Arapahoe Basin, which was again the first resort to open not just in Colorado, but the nation. And with... More >>

  • Born to Run

    published October 16, 2014

    Runners in the fifth annual Rock ’n’ Roll Denver Marathon will race to a live-music soundtrack provided by more than thirty... More >>

  • Fat Chance

    published October 9, 2014

    Matthew Inman — best known in the land of viral Internet comics as creator of “The Oatmeal”, has accepted that he's never going... More >>

  • Eldorado Climbing Walls Wins Something Independent's 2014 Wright Award

    published Oct 15, 2014

    Boulder-based Eldorado Climbing Walls won the Wright Award at the fourth annual Something Independent Awards ceremony Tuesday night at Space Gallery, edging out finalists Icelantic Skis and Oskar Blue... More >>

  • Adventure Time

    published October 2, 2014

    The Adventure Film Festival marks its tenth anniversary this weekend at the Boulder Theater, and its fifth year without founder Johnny... More >>

  • Go Wild

    published September 25, 2014

    “National Public Lands Day is a celebration of our natural resources, from local parks and community gardens to state parks and... More >>

  • Artist Evan Hecox and Chocolate Skateboards Celebrate With Twentieth Anniversary Show

    published Sep 12, 2014

    When the Chocolate Skateboards team rolls into town this weekend on its twentieth anniversary tour, local artist Evan Hecox will be front and center at the celebration. His artwork for the iconic bran... More >>

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    Must-see Films at the 2014 Snowboard on the Block North American Film Festival

    published Sep 11, 2014

    While the first Colorado ski areas won't be opening for another month, locals know that snowboarding season actually starts in September, with the early onslaught of video premieres to stoke the fire.... More >>

  • Breaking Away

    published August 21, 2014

    The USA Pro Challenge is billed as “America’s Race,” and Pat McQuaid, former president of competitive cycling’s... More >>

  • Roller Kids

    published July 17, 2014

    “In roller derby, you always see women just starting out who come in all shy and tentative, and then within a couple of weeks, they’re... More >>

  • A Nation’s Pastime

    published July 10, 2014

    “The confluence of the South Platte River and Cherry Creek was historically a gathering spot for Native people, used for trade and for... More >>

  • Arapahoe Basin hosts the ski season's last hurrah

    published Jun 20, 2014

    Arapahoe Basin opened for the 2013-2014 ski and snowboard season way back on October 13 and, thanks to one of the best snow years on record, it is still open for one more weekend. Alas, all good thing... More >>

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