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Steamboat snowboarders ride high at Copper

Steamboat Springs snowboarders competed at a United States of America Snowboard Association event Saturday and Sunday in snowboard and half-pipe competitions.

Local skiers score high in Breck half-pipe

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.

Baden eighth in X Games after second chance in finals

Nik Baden did get a shot in the men's snowboarding slopestyle finals round at X Games.

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Talk with astronaut Steve Swanson packs Library Hall

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.

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Gold 4th as Chloe Kim wins the day at X Games

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.

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Steamboat's Nik Baden 9th in slope-style

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.

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Gold just short at X Games

Taylor Gold came just short at the X Games, missing the finals in the men's super-pipe event.

Steamboat Winter Sports Club snowboarders pile up podiums

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.

X Games the target for Steamboat athletes

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.

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Making every run count

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.

Reiter 16th in Austrian World Cup

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.

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North Routt's Glide the Divide race put on ice

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.

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Young racers rack up 13 podiums

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.

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Miracles happen: Pro snowboarder overcomes disaster to follow dreams

When Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club snowboarder Steve MacCutcheon climbs a podium, he says it’s like he’s taking the first couple steps toward heaven.

MusicFest artists perform in Chief concert series

The shows will benefit Steamboat Adaptive Recreational Sports and the American300, and feature MusicFest performers each night Tuesday through Friday.

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