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New Steamboat Ski Area owners acquire Utah’s Deer Valley Resort

August 21, 2017 — The new ski conglomerate affiliated with Steamboat Ski Area and Aspen Skiing Co. made another move Monday by reaching an agreement to acquire Deer Valley Resort in Utah. The new ski company, which is still unnamed, said the purchase is anticipated to be completed prior […]

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13-year-old Steamboat skier at home in Finland

August 10, 2017 — For now, Nordic combined is all about having fun for 13-year-old Niklas Malacinski, and the Steamboat Springs skier has been doing plenty of that. "You never have to wake him up for 7 a.m. training," said his mother, Essi Kenttala. "He's always excited to go. […]

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Steamboat’s Annika Belshaw, Decker Dean top podiums in ski jumping

August 2, 2017 — Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club ski jumping coach Karl Denney and ski jumper Decker Dean were on their way to a month-long training camp in Slovenia on Wednesday after Dean turned in some impressive results last week at the Springer Tournee and U.S. Senior Championships in Park City, Utah.

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Asking for help and counting the days, aspiring Steamboat Olympians look ahead

July 25, 2017 — You start counting the days a year out, Brant Crossan explained, so he started this spring, Feb. 9, at 365. February 10 was 364. February 11, 363. Day 300 came and went in April. Tuesday marked another big number, 200. The days count down to […]

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Steamboat boarders fly high in July

July 21, 2017 — Olympic gold medalists soared up and down the halfpipe at Oregon's Mount Hood, and a trio of Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club riders certainly noticed. Meredith Connor, 17, Jake Suchowski, 14, and Rowan Drake, 13, all hope to accomplish big things in their careers some […]

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The long climb to PyeongChang: The Olympics loom, but for every dream realized this winter, one will be crushed

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Making a jump to ski jumping, Steamboat’s Decker Dean sees opportunity

July 7, 2017 — It wasn't that he hated cross-country skiing. Decker Dean, who's grown up competing in Nordic combined in Steamboat Springs, said he loved the cross-country ski side of the sport, and it motivated him to get up early for workouts as much as any other part […]

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What’s with the ski jumping? A visitor’s guide to Steamboat’s most unique Fourth of July event

July 3, 2017 — The first moment is always one of amazement. On Monday, softball players and mountain bikers and trail runners pulled up from their work and looked on as skiers flew from the ski jump on the side of Howelsen Hill. "I've never seen anything like that […]

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Bayer tapped as U.S. Nordic combined coach

June 20, 2017 — Martin Bayer is taking a step up in rank for the U.S. Nordic Combined Ski Team. Bayer was announced this week as the new head coach of the U.S. squad, taking over for Dave Jarrett, who resigned earlier this spring. Bayer's ties to Steamboat Springs […]

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Steamboat’s Seymour doubling down on skiing dreams

May 30, 2017 — Jett Seymour isn't exactly sure how it's all going to work, but, in the big-picture sense, it's all happening, his dreams coming together. The details? He'll ski those runs when he comes to them, if you will. Seymour, a graduating senior at Steamboat Springs High […]

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Arapahoe Basin extends ski season by one weekend, June 9-11

May 24, 2017 — Arapahoe Basin Ski Area has extended its season by at least one weekend. A-Basin officials announced this week the ski area would add a bonus weekend from June 9-11, giving skiers and snowboarders access to the slopes and lifts beyond the original closing date of […]

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University of New Mexico ski team alive again

May 11, 2017 — Steamboat Springs — As it turns out, raising a bit of trouble can make a difference. The University of New Mexico NCAA Division 1 ski team, which features three Steamboat Springs-trained athletes, was cut from the school's budget last month after the NCAA Ski National […]

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Steamboat Springs, U.S. Ski Team athlete Anna Marno announces retirement

May 11, 2017 — Steamboat Springs — After eight years on the U.S. Ski Team and four seasons of racing World Cup events, Steamboat Springs skier Anna Marno announced her retirement this week. Marno, 24, grew up in Centennial, Wyoming, before moving to Steamboat with her family when she […]

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X Games champion Matt Ladley still flying in The Amazing Race

May 10, 2017 — Steamboat Springs — Matt Ladley's trip around the world — or at least the television airing of his trip — continues Thursday, and it could carry on for awhile longer if the first half of the current season of The Amazing Race is any indication. Ladley, […]

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Steamboat Springs athletes take top spots on final day of junior Skiing Championships

March 20, 2017 — Steamboat Springs — On the ski hill, Steamboat Winter Sports Club racers Cooper Puckett and Jordan Simon appear to be fierce rivals, but it only take a few minutes watching them outside the finish area to realize they’re more than that — they’re good friends. […]

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McCawley pockets Skimeister, All-State awards at Colorado State Skiing Championships

February 27, 2017 — Steamboat Springs — You could still hear the pride in ski coach Mike Farny's voice on Monday as he talked about senior Andrew McCawley's performance at last week's Colorado State High School State Skiing Championships. "I could not have been happier for our seniors," Farny […]

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Vail Mountain School collects state titles in boys, girls skiing

February 24, 2017 — Steamboat Springs — After two days of heated competition on the snow in Steamboat Springs, it was Vail Mountain that rose to the top of the field at the 2017 CHSAA Colorado State High School Skiing Championships. The competition included 15 teams and hundreds of […]

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CHSAA State Skiing Championships

February 23, 2017 — Thursday, Jan. 23 Steamboat Ski Touring Center Nordic Ski Championship 5 kilometers Rank, name, school, time Boys Tyler Scholl MPHS 14:39. 1 Franklin Reilly BMHS 14:43. 0 Cameron Wolfe VMS 14:47. 3 Peter Haynes SUM 14:56. 0 Peter Littman VMS 15:04. 9 Oliver Trowbridge SUM […]

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Several teams hoping to race to a title on final day of high school skiing championships

February 23, 2017 — Steamboat Springs — The race for the girls state skiing title will come down to a battle on the girls side Feb. 24 in Steamboat Springs, with Battle Mountain holding a narrow advantage over Aspen and Vail Mountain headed into the final races of the […]

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Steamboat seniors look to cap off skiing careers with top showings at state

February 21, 2017 — Steamboat Springs — The athletes competing at the Colorado State High School Skiing Championships later this week will be looking for fast times and state titles. But for Steamboat Springs High School seniors Alex Coffey, Andrew McCawley, Wyatt Reynolds, Kelly Ryan and Nolan Sankey, the […]

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