July 2, 2010
Steamboat Springs’ Bryan Fletcher races down the in-run of Steamboat’s K-68 hill during training Wednesday morning. Fletcher, a member of the U.S. Nordic Combined Ski Team, is in town as part of a national camp. The members of the U.S. team also are expected to compete in Nordic combined and special jumping events at this weekend’s July Fourth Ski Jumping Extravaganza.
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A Steamboat winter tradition continues to build steam on 4th of July
The crowd will be on hand to watch one of Steamboat Springs’ longest-running winter traditions — ski jumping — take flight in the warm July air during the July Fourth Ski Jumping Extravaganza. This is the fifth year the event will be held on Howelsen’s K-68 ski jump.