More Steamboat Olympic Coverage
The desire to compete in the Olympics is almost a nationwide dream, but for all of us, statistically, those rings never are more than a figment of our imagination. In Steamboat Springs, it’s at least a little different. In Steamboat, athletes and their families have to make difficult decisions, have honest conversations about the chances and ask, “Is it worth it?”
The U.S. moguls team was announced earlier in the week and features five skiers with ties to Steamboat Springs.
The job may be easier when high school sports teams are in action, but there's always something refreshing about digging into the sporting personalities that define Steamboat Springs away from prep sports.
Athletes are turning to Internet crowdfunding sites to help keep their dreams afloat
There's nothing easy about trying to make an Olympic team. There's nothing cheap, either, and that's led some local athletes to set up websites asking for donations to help fund their careers.
Skeeter Werner Walker grew up in the home on Aspen Street along with her brothers, Loris and Buddy, and all three became Olympians.
Tuesday evening’s World ski jumping Calcutta fundraiser for the National Nordic Foundation began at Howelsen Hill by celebrating what had already happened, but became about what the athletes hope will happen.
Arielle Gold said she has had time to reflect on her banner year but has put all the focus on the upcoming season. She currently is working on increasing her amplitude in the half-pipe and wants to add a 1080 to her trick set.
Fleischer took up ski racing when he was 12 and living in Vail. What followed was a decade competing among the world's best, including in two Winter Olympics.
Steamboat Springs' Blake Worsley recently qualified for the World Championships in Barcelona.
Johnny Spillane's career is marked with shining moments. But it's the moments outside those that should be remembered most.
Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Mick Dierdorff finished fifth overall in the Grand Prix in early March at Canyons Resort in Utah.
Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club skier Sophia Schwartz won the U.S. title in dual moguls Saturday.
Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club snowboarder Benji Farrow was seventh Thursday in the super-pipe at X Games Tignes.
The 16-year-old snowboarding sensation continued her banner year Wednesday at the X Games Tignes, finishing third in the half-pipe.
Vail skier Lindsey Vonn won her record 17th Audi FIS Alpine World Cup globe after fog canceled the final men’s and women’s downhills Wednesday in Lenzerheide, Switzerland.