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Steve Fisher, Olympic Snowboarding hopeful and Westword cover boy

7 years ago by Colin Bane
​This week I profiled snowboarder Steve Fisher and his Olympic quest for the Westword cover story ("Pipe Dreams: Steve Fisher's Olympic hopes reach a cork in the road"). By the time the paper hits the racks this morning, he'll be dropping in for his first runs at the U.S. Snowboarding...
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Snowboarder Steve Fisher hits a double cork in the road on his way to the Olympics

7 years ago by Colin Bane
The foyer at Steve Fisher's home in Breckenridge is crowded with swag from Sims Snowboards, O'Neill, Giro, PowerBar and Sprint, and his fridge is full of beverages from Vita Coco and Anheuser-Busch. Fisher's dog, Guru, is crazy for the coconut water; the beers come in handy with all the pro...
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Steve Fisher hosts Sims Pro-Series Snowboard Camp at Echo Mountain this weekend

7 years ago by Colin Bane
Local hero Steve Fisher's been a busy dude since we last caught up with him for our Westword cover story at the beginning of the US Snowboarding Grand Prix series: That double cork got him in the end after all, and he missed another chance at the Olympics, but he...
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Fisher finishes 7th in qualifiers at U.S. Snowboarding Grand Prix

7 years ago by Colin Bane
This week's Westword cover boy Steve Fisher finished in seventh place in qualifiers at Copper Mountain today, just making the cut for finals tomorrow. That skin-of-his-teeth finish underscores how hard his Olympic quest is going to be: He finished behind Shaun White, Louie Vito, Greg Bretz, Danny Davis and Scotty...
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"The future of kayaking:" World-record tandem descent

7 years ago by Ted Alvarez
You thought dropping off a 90-foot waterfall in a kayak was nuts? Try dropping off a 70-foot waterfall twice. Well, sort of: Kayakers Anton Immler and Steve Fisher just set a World Record for highest tandem kayak descent.Even cooler is their obvious sense of humor and willingness to lampoon the...
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Frank Bonanno, Alex Seidel, Jennifer Jasinski, Steve Ells and James Rugile among James Beard semifinalists

7 years ago by Lori Midson
Restaurant and chef semifinalists for the 2010 James Beard Foundation Awards were released this morning, which gives all the nominees exactly 32 days to chew on their success before the five finalists in each category are announced on Monday, March 22. The winners will be revealed on Monday, May 3...
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Shaun White wows on Winter Dew Tour: Top moments from Breckenridge

5 years ago by Colin Bane
Shaun 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 launched a massive backside air on his first hit then followed it up with a 900, backside 540,...
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Breck local Bobby Brown wins Dew Tour Freeski Slopestyle at Mount Snow

7 years ago by Colin Bane
Bobby Brown won the Freeski Slopestyle Finals at the Toyota Challenge with a double cork 1260 in his run this morning at Mount Snow in Vermont, beating out Andreas Hatveit and Tom Wallisch for the top spot on today's podium. The win pushed him up to second place in the...
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Best Place to Learn Double-Cork 1260s

Woodward at Copper

Snowboarding moves pretty fast, and this year's double-cork craze kept Colorado pipe jocks JJ Thomas, Zack Black, Steve Fisher and Matt Ladley out of Olympic contention. All four will be working out over the trampolines, foam pits and air bags at Woodward at Copper to play catchup, and the indoor/outdoor...
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Colorado boarders Broc Waring, JJ Thomas, Matt Ladley qualify in US Snowboarding Grand Prix

7 years ago by Colin Bane
Three snowboarders from Colorado are among the qualifiers for today's Men's Halfpipe Finals at the U.S. Snowboarding Grand Prix event at Mammoth Mountain, the second of five U.S. competitions in the run-up to the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. In Heat One of yesterday's qualifiers Broc Waring (Vail) and Matt...

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