On our radar
Colorado-based athletes to follow all winter long.
Duncan Adams, 18, skier
Town: Breckenridge Cred: Adams didn’t let his youth at last year’s X Games hold him back; despite being only 17, he finished fifth in the superpipe final.
Jen Hudak, 24, skier
Town: Aspen (part-time) Cred: The oft-injured Hudak—she’s had five major surgeries—is a U.S. Freeskiing Open champion, a four-time U.S. National Halfpipe champion, and has five X Games medals to her name.
Gretchen Bleiler, 29, snowboarder
Town: Aspen Cred: The best-known female snowboarder in the world, Bleiler is the only woman to win the X Games superpipe three times—and she’s an Olympic silver medalist.