Dave Shively

Magazine reporter

Email: dshively@steamboatpilot.com Call: 970-879-7762

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Dave Shively writes feature content for the Pilot & Today's special
sections, including At Home in Steamboat Springs Magazine, Explore
Steamboat, Yampa Valley Real Estate and Colorado Hunter. Dave has worked for
the Pilot & Today since April 2006 and covered sports and the outdoors for
the newspaper through February 2008. Dave has a bachelor of arts degree in
history from Colorado College. He has worked for Paddler Magazine and the Craig Daily Press. Dave is from Denver. He enjoys skiing, lacrosse and

Call Dave at 970-879-7762

Recent Stories

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Lighted Man lights up the night

Jon Banks can set his annual watch according to the few minutes he comes blazing down Howelsen Hill, launching an elaborate bundle of pack-mounted Roman candles to kick off the Winter Carnival's Night Extravaganza.

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Navigating the ski town serene scene

My two-week, three-step program to self-actualization was fool-proof: 1) Go to as many yoga outlets as possible. Tell them you are writing a magazine feature about yoga. Tell the instructor you are a total novice. He, or more likely she, will see by your apparent inflexibility that you're being honest and will say something reassuring along the lines of, "I think we're all novices in our practice."

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Steamboat Powdercats on the prowl

By the second lap of the morning, I feel the eerie, priority-unraveling power of all the elements coming together. Rare bluebird skies herald the final day of one of the darkest, blurriest Januaries in memory and on record - one choked by 26 days of snow.

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The 'Rocky' road to ski fitness

Tailor the year-round club skier's workout to prep for the slopes

On an early August morning, a group of teenage ski racers diligently cycles through a circuit of core-strengthening exercises; one-legged BOSU ball hops, jump rope routines, box jumps and wall sits.

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Brewing interest in Fort Collins

Sample the ultimate brewery tour, where beer and bikes are blended to perfection

Steve DeLine can't recall how many times he's made the trip from North Park over Cameron Pass, down the Cache la Poudre River and into Fort Collins. Probably 20 times a year, the Steamboat resident estimates, in all conditions and often lugging trailers of heifers from his cattle ranch near the tiny hamlet of Rand to the family's farm just north of Fort Collins. But it never gets old.

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Real Routt roots rock

Hometown high-country boys hit the road with self-reliant approach to relaying Southern, low-country blues

The location makes sense. They head for the 1889 State Armory building, in the heart of Denver's Curtis Park Historic District. But it's deeper than that, beyond the stuccoed exterior of the historic building with the three-story tower standing against a swanky new downtown loft development.

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Steamboat rally tandem builds race into premier national event

It was a crash that, Matthew Johnson puts lightly, typically does damage to the driver.

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Q & A with Todd Park Mohr

Working across genres and against the mainstream grain has defined much of Todd Park Mohr's career. The creative force behind Big Head Todd and the Monsters has cultivated a loyal fan base by touring hard for more than 20 years and exploring new sounds on his own terms.

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Inside out

One-hour fitness fanatics get fit to head outside

The "hour of power" isn't what you'd expect. No, it's not the afternoon siesta following that Double Z cheeseburger, and it's far from the notorious beer-drinking marathon of fraternity lore that comes to mind.

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Q&A with Keri Rusthoi

Keri Rusthoi was looking for a place where she could ride her horse and spend a winter living the ski bum lifestyle with a few college girlfriends before attending graduate school.

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Greeley's Josh Ehlers rides Wild Cat Kalsen in the opening "long go" round of the 2007 Rocky Mountain Bull Bash at the Brent Romick Rodeo Arena.

Discovery Canyon's Nick Adams takes down Justin Iacovetto in the Class 2A 112-pound finals Saturday night, a feat only one other wrestler had accomplished prior to the final.

Soroco junior Justin Iacovetto receives his second-place award after falling to Discovery Canyon's Nick Adams in the Class 2A 112-pound finals Saturday night at the Pepsi Center in Denver.

Soroco senior Dennis Morgan takes home second place in the Class 2A 189-pound state wrestling championship final Saturday at the Pepsi Center in Denver, losing to Burlington's Mike Satterly, 5-0.

Soroco senior Dennis Morgan and Burlington's Mike Satterly battle in the 189-pound state wrestling championship final Saturday at the Pepsi Center in Denver. Satterly won 5-0.

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