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Injury derails Taylor Gold’s season

The frustrating thing for Taylor Gold is that he wasn’t even doing anything particularly dangerous.

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Board Games: Reinvigorated and tired of "good," Arielle Gold is intent on being great

The night Steamboat Springs snowboarder Arielle Gold won her first X Games medal is one she'll never forget. After several years of lackluster riding, she came into 2016 intent on getting back to that level.

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Ladley's red-hot ride rolls on

Steamboat snowboarder wins in Park City Grand Prix

Saturday, Matt Ladley showed his X Games gold was more than a lucky break. The Steamboat Springs rider continued the hottest streak of his career and rocketed to the top of the podium at a U.S. Grand Prix event in Park City, Utah.

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Orange, blue and gold: Local athletes cheer on Broncos

It's not always easy keeping up with the team when you're a Denver Broncos fan competing on the World Cup skiing circuit, but for those who bleed Orange and Blue, there's no option but to find a way to watch the game.

Ladley, Gold move on to finals

It’s on to the next round for a pair of torrid Steamboat Springs snowboarders. Matt Ladley and Arielle Gold both advanced from the qualification round in the snowboard halfpipe competition at a U.S. Grand Prix event Thursday in Park City, Utah.

Behind the Gold: Risks and rewards, the story of snowboard cross

Snowboardcross is one of the most nail-biting of all Olympic sports. Six athletes line up side-by-side to vault themselves through a crazy course of bumps, banks, berms and massive jumps — all with their rivals just an elbow away.

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Gold strikes silver at X Games

Arielle Gold laid down her best run on her first try, avoiding the pitfalls of another snowy day in Aspen and paving the way for her best-ever finish at the X Games, second.

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2016 Winter Carnival: Not your typical bike race

The bike race, which takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5 at Howelsen Hill, isn’t your typical bike race. Competitors, ranging from novice to expert, will go head to head down a slalom course on the face of Howelsen, the usual winter domain of skiers and snowboarders

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Orange, White and Gold: Ladley wins X Games gold

Steamboat Springs snowboarders went big and took advantage of the conditions when others couldn't. It added up to the a career-defining win, gold at the X Games in Aspen.

Big mountain event set for Steamboat

Steamboat Springs is known for a lot of things when it comes to skiing — Olympians, trees, powder — but steep, big-mountain terrain is not on the list. It hasn’t necessarily always been that way, however, and Saturday, the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club big mountain freeskiing team hopes to help change that attitude.

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Chills, thrills, significant cash frills at hand in Saturday Poker Run

Snowmobile event starts at Freeman Reservoir Trailhead parking lot in Moffat County

The rush of riding along a brisk winter morning on a vehicle with horsepower to spare is only matched by the knowledge that you’re contributing to a great cause. Northwest Colorado Snowmobile Club hosts its annual Poker Run fundraiser Saturday, with registration beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the Freeman Reservoir Trailhead parking lot north of Craig.

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High-flying Ladley happy to land at X Games

After being left off the X Games roster a year ago, Steamboat Springs snowboarder Matt Ladley is thrilled to be back at the massive ESPN winter sports events.

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College skiers return home to tackle Nordic race at Howelsen

University of Colorado Nordic skier Lucy Newman found Howelsen Hill just as she had left it — cold and unforgiving.

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How to snowmobile safely in Northwest Colorado

When snowmobiling in Northwest Colorado, proper preparation is key.

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Explore’s Top 5 events Jan. 22 to 24

Not sure what to do this weekend? Explore brings you its top five picks for this weekend's events.