On Thursday, January 9, the Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum will present a special screening of Chris Anthony's documentary Climb to Glory: The Legacy of the 10th Mountain Ski Troopers at Vilar Performing Arts Center at Beaver Creek. Anthony's film featuring interviews with 10th Mountain Division ve ... More >>
On Saturday, the Colorado snowboarding community was still reeling from the avalanche death of Mark McCarron (announced by authorities along with a controversial marijuana reference) when another tragedy struck -- this one with an even greater loss of life. Five people died near Loveland in what is ... More >>
On Saturday, December 8, filmmaker Buck Harrison will be presenting the world premiere of One Degree Celsius, his documentary following a year in the life of the artists and athletes behind Denver-based Icelantic Skis. Harrison says he set out to make a small film about an independent ski brand with ... More >>
"We wanted to do a super affordable snowboard camp for kids that is all about creativity, having fun, and getting to ride with some great pros, something parents could really get behind," says Golden-based pro snowboarder Pat Milbery, who is getting his 7th annual So-Gnar Snowboard Camp Tour underwa ... More >>
Arapahoe Basin CEO Alan Henceroth announced today that the ski area's Black Mountain Express lift will start turning at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, October 17 to mark the start of the 2012-2013 ski and snowboard season. See Also: - Level 1 Productions, Stept, MSP clean up at IF3 International Freeski Film ... More >>
Boulder's Satellite Boardshop is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, and this summer also marked the shop's seventh annual Ride With Us Colorado Skatepark Tour, which started back in May at the new Arvada park (a Westword Best of Denver 2012 winner) and concluded in August at the new park i ... More >>
On Saturday Snowboard Colorado and Loveland Ski Area will co-host a demo-day event featuring next season's gear from at least sixteen different brands, including boards from Colorado companies Never Summer, Unity Snowboards and Oz, as well as boards from YES, Capita, Technine, Salomon, Niche, Echelo ... More >>
Chill! The Snow Show has filled the Colorado Convention Center with a blizzard of activity, and the white stuff is spilling outside the facility into the 2012 Art of Winter, a snow-inspired exhibition featuring Colorado artists and innovators. At noon today and again next Thursday, the Denver Thea ... More >>
Pictures worth 12,000 words! Snowboard Colorado is hosting Exposure: A Snowboard Photography Showcase tonight from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. at Casselman's, 2620 Walnut Street, featuring the work of local photographers Matt Alberts, Ryan Bregante, Jeff Brockmeyer, Aaron Dodds, Chris Faronea, Zach Hooper, Dav ... More >>
It's no secret that Colorado ski areas have been embracing social media: Vail Resorts' EpicMix Photo app is the gold standard, and even the tiniest ski areas in the state now have very active Facebook and Twitter feeds. Every "impression" counts, especially when you have skiers and snowboarders shar ... More >>
What better time to take advantage of this city's proximity to the beautiful Rocky Mountains -- and some of the best skiing in the world -- than New Year's Eve? Keep reading for our list of the ten best ways to celebrate New Year's, mountain-style.
Keystone and Copper Mountain open today, joining Arapahoe Basin, Loveland, and Wolf Creek. And make sure you smile for the cameras at Keystone, where its parent company, Vail Resorts, debuts the new EpicMix Photo social media app: A small army of professional photographers on the mountain will be ... More >>
Catch the local premiere of the new Flow Snowboarding team video.The Colorado premiere of Flow Snowboarding's new team video Was Here drops tonight at 8 p.m. at Casselman's Bar & Venue, 2620 Walnut Street, where Snowboard Colorado magazine is celebrating the release of its November issue, giv ... More >>
When the Son of God books his Second Coming tour, members of the Denver chapter of Snowboarders and Skiers for Christ like to think he'll head to Colorado for some sliding on frozen water.
Photo by Dave Camara, courtesy Arapahoe BasinA-Basin opens for business tomorrow.This morning, Arapahoe Basin announced it will open tomorrow, October 13, at 9 a.m., for the season. The ski area is reporting an eighteen-inch base after a week of snowmaking and several inches of natural snow. ... More >>
As if the explosion of Fall color isn't reason enough to drive over Independence Pass this weekend headed for Aspen, tonight is also the NEPSA Video Awards ceremony at 7 p.m. at the Wheeler Opera House, the official kickoff of The Meeting, Aspen's 7th annual ski & snowboard film festival.
Mark Gallup/Red BullThe most-hyped snowboard film of the season gets its Colorado premiere with a sold-out show at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House tonight at 8 p.m., when snowboarder Travis Rice and Brain Farm Digital Cinema director Curt Morgan bring The Art of Flight to town (there are still ... More >>
We know it's kind of torturous of us to keep showing you the new trailers for this year's forthcoming ski and snowboard porn in the middle of July, but we just can't help ourselves. Keystone and Breckenridge get some love in The Grand Bizarre, this year's film from Poor Boyz Productions, whic ... More >>
Westword file photo by Sarah Austin, 2010Need a screw? Never Summer team rider Heather Baroody wears a couple of sparesHeather Baroody is so hardcore she wears snowboard binding screws as earrings. We last caught up with her last January as part of our cover story profile on her sponsors at N ... More >>
Rock out with your sunblock out! The Spring Back to Vail concert lineup kicks off tonight at 6 p.m. in Vail Village with Grace Potter & the Nocturnals and The Chain Gang of 1974 at Solaris Plaza (Train and Saint Motel play tomorrow night at Ford Park and The Greyboy Allstars and Jonn Mogambo ... More >>
Queue up "Rocky Mountain High" for the 2011 Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum Hall of Fame awards: John Denver (who is on a roll here -- he's also about to be inducted into the Colorado Music Hall of Fame) is among this year's candidates. As his friend and fellow musician Jim Salestrom notes in ... More >>
We're #1! Come see the best roller derby league in the country in action when the Rocky Mountain Roller Girls (2010 Women's Flat Track Derby Association national champions) open their 2011 season on Saturday at the Fillmore at 7 p.m. The bout pits two of the league's teams - Dooms Daisies vs. ... More >>
Photo Britt Chester Switchfoot Civic Center Park | 1.25.11 Last night, under the orange sky that blanketed the city, Switchfoot squeezed a quick set in at the Big Air event in Civic Center Park. No opener. No warm-up. Just four guys coming out from San Diego to entertain a frozen mass of s ... More >>
In less than a week now, the scaffolding will be erected and the snow packed onto the 101-foot ramp that's been going up for the last week or so in Civic Center Park, allowing a generous handful of world-class skiers and snowboarders to launch themselves to preposterous heights in the middle ... More >>
Why should you get out of Denver and head for the hills this weekend? Let me count the ways.
When two Austrailian snowboarders robbed a bank in Vail on a whim in 2005, then tipped a cabdriver $20,000 in the midst of a lame and ultimately unsuccessful getaway, the inept heist provided fodder for talk-show monologues for weeks. But the ordeal was no joke for teller Jessica Gunther -- ... More >>
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