Pro skier Cody Barnhill leads us to a precipitous, rocky drop into a couloir at Utah’s Alta ski resort. I’m here with the star of ski flick “Valhalla” and representatives from Dynafit, BOA Technologies and Gore-tex to test the companies’ wares and kick off a whirlwind industry week that includes the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market tradeshow in Salt Lake City and the Ski Industries America tradeshow in Denver.
The migration is here again. Not geese heading back to town early due to our mild weather, but local ski industry personnel heading to the annual Snowsports Industries America Snow Show in Denver, held this year from Thursday to Sunday at the Colorado Convention Center.
Steamboat Springs snowboarders competed at a United States of America Snowboard Association event Saturday and Sunday in snowboard and half-pipe competitions.
Payton McElhiney was tops among local competitors, winning the skier men’s 13-15 division by inserting the flat 540 spin he’d just learned.
Nik Baden did get a shot in the men's snowboarding slopestyle finals round at X Games.
Steamboat Springs astronaut Steve Swanson drew a standing room only crowd to Bud Werner Memorial Library Sunday night for a talk about his most recent trip to space.
Arielle Gold finished fourth in a wild women's superpipe finals at X Games in Aspen as 14-year old Chloe Kim won the competition to become the youngest-ever X Games gold medal winner.
Competing in his first X Games, 17-year-old Nik Baden just missed finals, finishing ninth Friday in the men's snowboard slope-style competition in Aspen.
Taylor Gold came just short at the X Games, missing the finals in the men's super-pipe event.
Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club snowboarders climbed the podium 29 different times racing Saturday at a pair of alpine snowboard races at Copper Mountain. Ten of those trips were to the top, first place finishes in the giant slalom and slalom races.
The X Games are just different, Arielle Gold said. They're bigger, louder and more fun, and she's among a handful of Steamboat athletes hoping to score big in the annual ESPN winter sports event, which begins this week.
Steamboat snowboarder faster than ever after life-threatening medical troubles
After a brush with death, Steamboat Springs snowboarder Aaron Muss is riding better than he ever has.
Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club snowboarder Justin Reiter kept up a strong season last weekend by placing 16th in a World Cup parallel slalom snowboarding event in Bad Gastein, Austria.
The North Routt Glide the Divide cross country ski race — known originally as the Coureur des Bois — won't return this winter, capping a 10-year run.
More than 180 alpine ski racing athletes from Steamboat Springs and around the region tackled Mount Werner on Saturday and Sunday in the Bolle Age Class giant slalom event, and the hometown racers came away with plenty of top finishes.