Among the many great things about Colorado are the many recreational opportunities available both inside and outside. Our Best of Denver celebrates ten examples, with picks including traditional gyms, thoroughly nontraditional spots and even spots on the slopes in anticipation of the soon-to-arrive ... More >>
Last month, in anticipation of our Best of Denver 2014 issue, coming March 27, we posted about the ten toughest Best of Denver categories to win twice. But that list just scratched the surface when it comes to our annual celebration of the Mile High City. Below, check out ten more Best of Denver ca ... More >>
Several big ski area openings, the start of the U.S. Olympic team selection process for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, and more this weekend. Read on! See also: The Edge, Westword's 2013-2014 Winter Activity Guide
Shaun White has a band. The group's called Bad Things, and it just signed a record deal with Warner Bros. White plays guitar in the outfit, and surprisingly Bad Things is, well, not bad. But White's clearly the anomaly here, as almost every other jock who has tried to rock has failed. Miserably. Her ... More >>
Vail Resorts and Burton Snowboards yesterday confirmed rumors -- first reported earlier this month by the Breckenridge-based Angry Snowboarder blog -- that the Burton US Open is moving to Vail after thirty years in Vermont -- 27 of them at Stratton Mountain. The 31st annual Burton US Open will be he ... More >>
Alli SportsShaun White sends it in Superpipe finals on Saturday at the Nike Open at BreckenridgeShaun White's tight pants: After just four days on his snowboard this season, White dominated the Superpipe semifinals on Friday with a nearly perfect score of 98.00. In finals on Saturday he launc ... More >>
If you nerded out on the EpicMix app while skiing or snowboarding at the Vail Resorts last season and love to boast on Facebook about just how sick your "sick days" are by posting photos and status updates from the mountain, then EpicMix 2.0 is just for you, adding EpicMix Photo and new socia ... More >>
Photo courtesy Vail ResortsShaun White picked up his Epic Pass yesterday after signing on to make Northstar-at-Tahoe his home resort and agreeing to represent all six of the Vail Resorts properties (including Vail, Beaver Creek, and Breckenridge here in Colorado) in what Vail Resorts CEO Rob ... More >>
The park and pipe crew at Buttermilk is a well-oiled machine after a decade of hosting the Winter X Games, making crazy stuff like Torstein Horgmo's triple flip, Kelly Clark's 1080 and Shaun White's tight pants possible, year after year. And the best part? Each year, Buttermilk's left with a ... More >>
Sebastian Toutant's decision to skip Denver Big Air pays off in X Games goldDenver Big Air organizers at the Denver Sports Commission and the LG FIS Snowboard World Cup were right to be upset that top riders like Canadian Sebastian Toutant (aka "Seb Toots") stood them up in favor of getting i ... More >>
Apparently a full day in the powder up in Summit County wasn't enough for Shaun White: On Sunday he popped in to skate the bowl at Woodward at Copper. Looks pretty fun, right? Skateboard sessions in "The Barn" start at $4.99 for two hours or $9.99 for a full day pass. See the video below.
Talk about the planets coming into alignment. Yesterday afternoon, during an appearance at the Fillmore Auditorium to pitch for Senator Michael Bennet, President Barack Obama warmed up the crowd by gabbing about medal-winning Olympians with Colorado connections, including snowboarding wizard Shaun ... More >>
Judging by the video above, Shaun White woke up one day and said, "I would like a private, giant half-pipe in the San Juan Mountains, accessible only by helicopter." And Red Bull said, "How giant would you like it?" More dramatic foreplay can be found on the Project X website.
The inaugural Winter Dew Tour hits Breckenridge.
Extreme sports might be fun, but First Descent is not.