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Steamboat sweeps top spots at Race to the Cup

Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club athletes swept the men’s and women’s races at the first of two Race to the Cup events at Howelsen Hill.

Ladley, Gold make Dew Tour finals

Matt Ladley made it easy while Taylor Gold made it dramatic. Both Steamboat Springs half-pipe snowboarders qualified on Thursday for the Dew Tour men’s half-pipe finals, set for Saturday in Breckenridge.

Race to the Cup returns Friday to Howelsen

The Steamboat Springs alpine snowboard squad is coming off a strong showing last weekend and locals won’t have to wait to see just what the team can do. The annual Race to the Cup snowboard event will fly into Steamboat Springs today for two days of action at Howelsen Hill.

Arielle Gold into Dew Tour finals

Arielle Gold finished second in the snowboard half-pipe qualification round at the Dew Tour on Wednesday.

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Taylor Gold aiming for classic and creative

Thanks to a broken ankle Steamboat Springs snowboarder Taylor Gold couldn't replicate in 2014 the summer of 2013 that was so pivotal to his Olympic-team breakthrough. Still, with a win already under his belt this winter, he's thinking big.

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Gold and silver for Steamboat's Golds at Copper

Brother-sister combo score big at season's 1st half-pipe competition

Taylor Gold was first and Arielle Gold was second on Saturday in the finals of the U.S. Grand Prix snowboarding half-pipe competition at Copper Mountain, the first big event of the season.

5 local riders named to US Snowboard Team

The U.S. Snowboarding team, named this week, is loaded with Steamboat Springs talent.

Gold siblings move on to snowboarding finals at Copper

The summer doesn’t seem to have sapped much from the Gold siblings when it comes to snowboarding.

Eugene Buchanan: The storm we’d just as soon forget

For all the marvelous snowpack it provided, last week’s storm was a bit of a letdown. A three-day dump gets everyone’s hopes up for one of the best openings ever, and then “freezing rain” crusts it over to the consistency of burnt crème brulee.

Fletcher brothers show well in cross country portion of season's 1st World Cup event

Steamboat Springs native brothers Bryan and Taylor Fletcher used bit cross country skiing days on Saturday to make their way back to fair finishes in the first World Cup Nordic combined action of the season in Finland.

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Steamboat grad finding new life in skydiving career

Zachary R. Sabel, a 1995 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School, has spent the last seven years of his life redirecting his career goals toward skydiving. Last week, he and 51 others set a jumping world record in Arizona.

Backcountry skiers watching to see if sun can heal ice layer in mountains surrounding Steamboat

On Rabbit Ears Pass Thursday morning hardened clumps of snow in the trees warmed in the sun and began to fall from the branches of lodgepole pines to clatter noisily over the icy surface of the snowpack.

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Skiers thankful to hit the slopes

Icy hard pack conditions weren’t enough to deter hundreds of skiers who flocked to Steamboat Ski Area Thursday for some turkey day turns.

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Hanging 'em up: Athletes adjust to life outside competition

When the competitive days are done, moving on can be complex for athletes.

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Warren Miller's 'No Turning Back' making Steamboat stop

Popular ski and snowboard filmmaker Warren Miller Entertainment produced its 65th film "No Turning Back" this season and will be shown in Steamboat Springs for the first time Friday and Saturday at the Chief Theater.