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Eyes up and plan ahead: Expert racers offer NASTAR tips

Some of the top local ski and snowboarder racers have some tips for competitors setting in on Steamboat Springs for the NASTAR National Championships, which begin Thursday at Steamboat Ski Area.

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Kids get their turn at Slash and Burn Banked Slalom

With The Hungry Dog taking the place of the many beer tents Sunday at Howelsen Hill, the second and final day of the third annual Slash and Burn Banked Slalom had a different feel than the first.

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Slash and Burn Banked Slalom brings fun energy, big talent

It’s not even been two months since Steamboat Springs snowboarder Matt Ladley surprisingly won X Games gold in the half-pipe, instantly taking his career to a summit even he might never have known existed. But, to think his newfound superstardom would keep him from returning home to compete in a local event would be dead wrong.

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Banked slalom back for third winter

Tori Koski didn’t realize what she was getting into three years ago when she first strove to bring a banked slalom snowboard race to Steamboat Springs. Now, the event is back for its third running, and it's expected to be bigger and better than ever.

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Finals set for men's moguls national championship

Friday’s action gets underway at 10:15 a.m. with the women’s mogul qualifications, followed by the women’s mogul finals at 1 p.m. The men’s mogul finals begin at 1:30 p.m., with awards set for 4 p.m. at Gondola Square.

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Casey's Pond resident returns to slopes at age 74

Jim Cartwright spent his childhood as an active Coloradan — singing in his church’s choir, spending time with family and riding the train from Denver to go skiing at Winter Park.

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Free ski day brings end to Howelsen Hill's winter season

While the future of Howelsen Hill remains in the shadows, Sunday’s free ski day — the final of the winter season before it closed to the public — was nothing but bright skies and even brighter smiles.

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Hayden rider wins national Arabian competition in Scottsdale

Hayden resident finishes first at national Arabian horse show

Hard work has paid off for Hayden resident Medora Fralick, who took first place in the Reining Horse Futurity Non-Pro Half Arabian at the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show with her horse Gizmo this past February.

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Gold, Ladley land in fourth

Snowboarders Shaun White and Chloe Kim flew higher and spun faster than the field Saturday, while a pair of Steamboat riders finished just off the podium at the U.S. Open snowboarding half-pipe competition in Vail.

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STARS Mountain Challenge returns for third year

STARS set to host second-largest annual fundraiser

Paralympic athlete Alana Nichols, the first American woman to win gold medals in both the summer and winter Olympic Games, will be the keynote speaker at Friday's kickoff party in Steamboat Springs.

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Behind the Gold: More than just being a champion

Caitlin Gregg’s career will be defined by a series of accomplishments, notably that World Championship bronze plus becoming a pied piper for kids in Minneapolis. Most of all, though, she’ll be known for her passion as a Birkebeiner champion who gave back.

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Familiar names take top spots in first Cool Dual Bike Race

Held on Stampede at the base of Steamboat Ski Area, the short slalom course featured two nearly identical runs, starting with a handful of banked turns and finishing with a pair of jumps. After two qualifying runs, bikers were paired off and went head-to-head in a single-elimination dual format.

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Gold third at X Games Oslo

Arielle Gold landed her second X Games medal in as many months on Friday, placing third in the women’s half-pipe event at X Games Oslo.

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HGTV's "The Treehouse Guys" show issues casting call in northern Colorado

Couples and families in Steamboat Springs with plans to build a treehouse in the near future have a chance to be featured on HGTV's "The Treehouse Guys" television show this summer.