Recent Stories | SteamboatToday.com

Recent Stories in Sports & Outdoors

Spider Girls ride Tour de Steamboat to honor friend with cancer

July 21, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — They say when something is easy to learn, it's like riding a bike. If only most things in life came as naturally as kicking off the training wheels and pedaling for the first time. And maybe that's the sentiment for cyclists: almost

Learn more »

PHOTOS: Cyclists test their endurance on Routt County’s toughest climbs

July 21, 2018 —

Learn more »

Steamboat Mountain Soccer Tournament draws visitors, creates lasting impression

July 20, 2018 — This year, 155 teams will compete in 286 games in four days before wrapping up with Sunday’s championships.

Learn more »

Steamboat Olympian Arielle Gold takes in ESPYs experience

July 20, 2018 — Some of the world's greatest athletes walked the red carpet at the ESPYs on Wednesday, including Steamboat's own Olympic snowboard half-pipe bronze medalist, Arielle Gold.

Learn more »

7 events added to 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics; women’s Nordic combined misses cut

July 20, 2018 — LAUSANNE, Switzerland — The International Olympic Committee added seven medal events to the 2022 Beijing Winter Games in a planning meeting Wednesday, but women’s Nordic combined did not make the cut. The next Winter Olympics will now include women’s monobob, big air freestyle skiing for

Learn more »

Sailors stars have chance to shine at coaches all-state game

July 19, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Quinn Connell has grown up playing soccer in Steamboat Springs, but when he took the field Wednesday for the Colorado High School Soccer Coaches Association's all-state game, he said he was a little nervous. "It was a lot of fun, but it

Learn more »

Acclimating with Leah: Yoga with a side of Pilates at Steamboat Pilates & Fitness

July 19, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — I don't consider myself a yoga person; I'm not flexible or graceful. But when I stepped into Steamboat Pilates & Fitness on Thursday, none of that mattered. "It doesn't matter if you're a yoga or Pilates person, learn how to use your

Learn more »

Colorado Parks and Wildlife lifts mandatory fishing closure at Stagecoach tailwaters

July 19, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Colorado Parks and Wildlife is lifting the mandatory fishing closure on the sixth-tenth mile section of the Yampa River below the dam at Stagecoach State Park, effective immediately. “Due to contracted water release agreements between the Colorado Water Trust and Upper Yampa

Learn more »

Steamboat swim team qualifies 9 for state after 4th-place finish at Western Slope championships

July 19, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The Steamboat Springs Swim Team qualified nine girls for two state competitions. Grace Schoen and Lauren Fullerton will travel to Thornton for the Colorado Long Course State Championships from Friday through Sunday. Schoen will compete in the 50-meter freestyle and the 200-meter

Learn more »

RESULTS: Town Challenge Howelsen Hammer

July 19, 2018 — Town Challenge Mountain Bike Race Series Howelsen Hammer July 18, 2018 Women’s novice, age 19 to 34 Place Name Time 1. Ryan Ernstes, 52:48 2. Blair Lunceford, 1:17:44 Women’s novice, age 35 and older 1. Ginger Scott, 53:26 2. Lisa Christian, 1:17:51 Men’s sport, ages

Learn more »

RESULTS: Western Slope Pickleball Tournament, July 14 to 15, 2018

July 19, 2018 — Steamboat Springs Western Slope Pickleball Tournament results Mixed doubles 3.0  Gold: Blair Picard and Kathy Nichols Silver: Allan Reishus and Tammy Frawley Bronze: Jeannie and Santino Antonnucci 3.5 Gold: Jim Mathre and Laurie Folladori Silver: Jason Hart and Marcia Richards Bronze: Kay Redding and Dave

Learn more »

Steamboat Tennis Association hosts tourney to fund youth programs

July 18, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS – The Steamboat Tennis Association will host its 11th annual tournament July 20 to 22 at the Tennis Center at Steamboat Springs. The tournament aims to raise money for STA, which is a nonprofit started in 1987 to fund various youth programs in

Learn more »

Steamboat Olympian Arielle Gold to walk red carpet at ESPYs

July 18, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Steamboat's Arielle Gold didn't know until a week ago that she'd be going to the ESPYs. But the Olympic bronze medalist will have the chance to walk the red carpet with her brother, Taylor Gold, at 5 p.m. Wednesday. "I think for

Learn more »

Volunteers are intricate part of Tour de Steamboat

July 17, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The annual Tour de Steamboat, slated for Saturday, July 21, has operated on a 100-percent volunteer basis — from the race directors to the aid station helpers — for 15 years. "Out of the 100 to 150 people, we have 80 to

Learn more »

Yampa River flows on the rise due to reservoir releases above Steamboat

July 17, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Flows in the Yampa River have seen a boost after officials began releasing reservoir water to increase the amount of water flowing in the upper Yampa. The Colorado Water Trust will release a total of 600 acre-feet of water from Stagecoach Reservoir,

Learn more »

RESULTS: Bald Eagle Lake open water swim series, July 16, 2018

July 17, 2018 — .5-mile (place, name, time) 1. Ron Cummins 9:18 2. Emily Hines 12:07 3. Kevin McBride 12:57 4. Heather Trapp 13:40 5. John Hill 18:04 1-mile (place, name, time) 1. Matt Lundy 19:06 2. Matt Stensland 21:22 3. Molly Dierdorff 21:26 4. Charlie Coates 21:34 5.

Learn more »

Steamboat’s Jimmy Howe biked to 50 14ers and climbed them, too

July 16, 2018 — Hayden native and Steamboat resident Jimmy Howe embarked upon an 1,800-mile, self-supported, bike-packing trip last summer in which he also hiked 50 14ers (including Mount Rainier and Mount Shasta) and ascended nearly 350,000 vertical feet, both biking and hiking.

Learn more »

Winter Park man coaches Afghani female ultra-runners, finds rarely seen side of Afghanistan

July 16, 2018 — GRANBY — When Tyler Tomasello returned to Winter Park from Afghanistan, he wasn’t expecting it to be harder than when he left for the war-torn country. But it was — and still is, he said. “I got to see a part of Afghanistan not many

Learn more »

RESULTS: Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo Series week No. 6, July 14, 2018

July 15, 2018 — Howelsen Arena Steamboat Springs Total payout: $22,032.00   All around cowboy Bareback riding 1. Tolman Moore $466.24 2. Tyler Ferguson $349.68 3. Ground $349.68 Saddle bronc riding 1. Joe Lufkin $466.24 2. Brady Thurston $349.68 3. Ground $349.68 Bull riding 1. layton Savage $622.40 2.

Learn more »

Warmer than normal water temperature is endangering trout across Colorado

July 15, 2018 — SUMMIT COUNTY– Colorado’s fish are in hot water. Low river flows and high water temperatures are endangering trout in rivers and streams across the state, and wildlife officials are urging anglers to fish early in the day and take their lines out when the water

Learn more »