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From the banks of the Yampa

Steamboat’s summer Olympian Rich Weiss battled the odds and the ice to reach the peak of his sport

It took a sledgehammer for Steamboat Springs kayaker Rich Weiss to make it to the Summer Olympics.

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Eugene Buchanan: Finding the spirit of the Olympics with NBC

With the Olympics underway in Rio, Steamboat Today tapped magazine editor Eugene Buchanan to reflect on his stint working for NBC at the Beijing Olympics.

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John F. Russell: Olympic-sized memories something to hold onto

Twenty years after placing fourth at the Olympic Games, Steamboat Springs Olympian Annie Kakela prefers to focus on the positive side of her experience.

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Steamboat bookseller, retired pharmacologist signs letter to move 2016 Rio Games

A Steamboat Springs bookstore owner and retired pharmacologist is among 230 medical professionals and scientists urging the World Health Organization to recommend moving or postponing the Rio 2016 Olympic Games because of Zika virus.

Steamboat runner in L.A. with eyes on Summer Olympic Games

A 2008 graduate of the United State Air Force Academy, Kate Papenberg has always taken pride in being able to represent the U.S. in any capacity. And it’s this pride that is fueling her this weekend in the biggest race of her running career.

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Tales from the Tread: Olympian tribute display open at Steamboat Ski Area

To honor all of our local Olympians who represent Ski Town USA on the world stage, the Tread of Pioneers Museum and the Steamboat Ski Resort have partnered to produce an Olympian tribute display on the second floor of Steamboat Ski Area's Thunderhead Lodge.

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Reiter's Olympics lawsuit moves forward

Step 1 of suing the International Olympic Committee was a success for Steamboat Springs Olympic snowboarder Justin Reiter, according to an email from his lawyer, Filippo Marchino.

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Reiter files lawsuit against IOC

Steamboat snowboarder sues over event elimination

Steamboat Springs Olympic snowboarder Justin Reiter filed a lawsuit last month against the International Olympic Committee after the organization’s executive board voted to remove parallel slalom snowboarding from the 2018 Winter Olympics.

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Beijing's win draws mixed reactions in Steamboat Springs

Kidd: Decision is unfortunate

The site of the 2022 Winter Olympics was announced Friday, and local Olympians and Olympic hopefuls met the news with mixed reactions.

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Steamboat skier epitomizes Fly Girls camp goals

As accomplished as Lindsey Van is in women’s ski jumping, her greatest accomplishment might have more to do with the admiration she receives from a group of young girls, with one Steamboat Springs resident — 17-year-old Logan Sankey — standing out.

Nordic combined Olympian Billy Demong accepts position at Reynolds Cycling

After a brief period of retirement following his last season as a Nordic combined giant, Olympian Billy Demong accepted the position as marketing and sponsorship coordinator at Reynolds Cycling.

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Making the show

Ryan Dyer lived his US ski team dream for three years — he’s determined to get back

There are roughly a dozen ways to make the U.S. Freestyle Ski Team, but only about three that matter to an up-and-coming skier. Making the team doesn’t actually guarantee anyone much of anything. Only a fraction of the team’s members get to compete in World Cup events.

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USSA cuts funding for Nordic combined

The USSA announced on Monday that it would cut its funding for the U.S. Nordic combined team.

Steamboat Olympians rub elbows at White House

Team USA's post-Olympics trip to the White House offered a handful of Steamboat Springs athletes an experience they'll never forget.

Penny Fletcher: Steamboat locals make positive impressions at Sochi Games

Sochi has come and gone, and now, we are just trying to get back into the swing of life. It was such an adventure, and in the end, it was an experience that I will never regret seeing.

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