Ester Ledecka continues dominating streak
Ester Ledecka, a Steamboat Springs-trained Czech Republic Alpine snowboarder, furthered her success in what’s been a red-hot season on Saturday, winning a parallel giant slalom World Cup event in Sudelfeld, Germany.
Machinery outnumbered horses when it came to pulling skiers and snowboarders in Sunday’s Diamond Hitch Parade, a signature event during the annual Winter Carnival.
Today Steamboat Springs has one major ski resort. It didn’t always appear that would be the way it is, however. Several other ski resorts have come and gone in Steamboat Springs and Routt County in the last 60 years. At one time they were a part of big plans by city officials, by real estate developers and by eager skiers. Today, all but one are lost in the snow.
Steamboat Springs Alpine skiers proved fast again last weekend at a series of races in Steamboat and at Loveland Ski Area.
Steamboat Adaptive Recreational Sports launched its new STARS & Stripes Heroes Mentor camp this week, providing an opportunity for veterans from recent and long-ago wars and conflicts to build relationships on the slopes.
Competing a three events last weekend, the team racked up more than a dozen podium finishes.
The City of Steamboat Springs, and Routt County Riders have worked out an agreement that will allow snowbiking terrain to expand on Emerald Mountain.
The Catamount Ranch & Club will tempt mountain bikers to get out and race this winter with the new Fat Cat Full Moon Snowbike Race Series.
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.