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Olympics loom as 1st qualifier begins

Baden advances to slopestyle finals

The Opening Ceremonies won’t begin for more than a year, but the 2018 Winter Olympic clock started ticking for at least one Steamboat Springs athlete Wednesday at Mammoth Mountain Resort in California. It's so far, so good for slopestyle snowboarder Nik Baden.

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Steamboat Springs snowboarder races to silver medal at Winter Universiade 2017

Steamboat Springs High School graduate Maggie Rose Carrigan raced to one of the best finishes of her career earlier this week and brought home a silver medal from Winter Universiade 2017.

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Up then down, Gold ready to move on

Saturday’s X Games women’s snowboard superpipe finals had Steamboat Springs rider Arielle Gold feeling positively mixed up after her runs.

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Hight soars, finally, at X Games

Tahoe snowboarder Elena Hight has had plenty of success in the halfpipe, expanding the sport with style and tricks. In 14 trips to X Games, she hadn't ever come back with a gold medal, until Saturday, anyway.

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Medal haul: Steamboat scores twice at X Games

Ladley, Gold earn podium spots in superpipe

Steamboat Springs snowboarders Matt Ladley and Taylor Gold have long been friends, traveling the world together to competitions. On Thursday, they rode to two huge results at X Games in Aspen.

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Riding the heal side: Taylor Gold back in action after rough injury

Taylor Gold’s been able to impress his will on so much of the snowboarding world in the past four years that it came as a shock to him when he encountered a situation where will wasn’t enough.

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A night to remember: Ladley reflects on 1 X Games gold, sets sights on another

The details remain with Matt Ladley, colorful and bright on a day when the visibility was measured in feet and when confusion reigned. His dreams came true when he won the X Games superpipe event. A year later, he's ready to strap in to defend his title.

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Elements prove too much for Steamboat adventurers

Jay P's Backyard Fat Pursuit is a challenge most years, but two Steamboat Springs athletes discovered that this year's race was an even bigger challenge.

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Skier's death at Breckenridge marks 2nd of season at resort

A man reported missing at Breckenridge Ski Resort Thursday, Jan. 12, at about 5 p.m. was found by ski patrol the next morning and pronounced dead shortly thereafter.

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Winters storms to 2nd in Race to the Cup snowboarding

Steamboat teen earns World Juniors chance with best-ever finish

Steamboat Springs snowboarder Cody Winters couldn't stay disappointed long after losing his last race Sunday at the Race to the Cup event at Steamboat Ski Area.

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Riding on: After tumult, Reiter still chasing Olympic dreams

A big part of winning is feeling good, Steamboat Springs Alpine snowboarder Justin Reiter said, and Friday afternoon, Reiter may have looked good and mostly sounded good, but he still didn’t quite feel good.

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Steamboat Springs riders rack up results in Copper

Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club snowboarders rode to high finishes Sunday at a United States of America Snowboard and Freeski Association slopestyle event at Copper Mountain.

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Fast start helps Steamboat Springs skier make Junior World Championship lineup

Top results at the U.S. National Championships last weekend in Park City, Utah, have earned Steamboat Springs skier Wyatt Gebhardt a spot on the Junior World Championships team — something he never expected with the seaosn began.

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Slow down, stamp around with a Yampatika snowshoe tour

Local outdoor awareness and education organization Yampatika hosts snowshoe tours all winter long, which wind across the Yampa Valley at various lengths and levels of difficulty to meet the experience level of any and all snowshoers and snowshoers-to-be.

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Nordic skiers open high school season on classic note

High School Nordic skiers opened their season with strong showing at Snow Mountain Ranch.