Gentleman (and ladies), start your engines! More than 500 professional and amateur motorcycle and RTV racers are rolling into Colorado to flip, twist, and grab some major air. One hundred and fifty truckloads of dirt were hauled in to create high-bank turns, jumps, and technical sections. It all adds up to one of the toughest tracks in this indoor series.
In a season filled with Olympic-caliber races, there’s one close to home that’s a can’t-miss. Cheer on ski racers from the National Sports Center for the Disabled as they compete in three different contests. Disabled skiers will show off their prowess on the slopes highlighted in the main event, in which the athletes will race head-to-head on parallel courses.
Copper Mountain, home of one of the Centennial State's true loves, is giving Coloradans 12 days of holiday merriment. The skiers will be leaping as they attempt to qualify for the Olympics at the Sprint Grand Prix finals, and ladies—and men—will certainly be dancing at the multiple free concerts.
With a snow-covered field, a bright red ball, and dozens of enthusiastic spectators nestled under heated tents, the final stop on the World Polo Tour will bring the best polo players to Aspen for a crack at the 2013 championship title. Thu-Fri 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Tiny Tim might be sidelined, but you can still stretch your legs at this annual race. Christmas carolers await participants at end of their 5K, 10K, or Tiny Tim 1K, as does a buffet featuring coffee and cider. Be sure to pick up your swag bag and snap a pic with Santa before heading home.
For many Coloradans, a day at an outdoor sporting show is like putting a kid in a candy store. Browse the rows of RVs, boats, and outdoor products and accessories at the largest outdoor recreation show in the region. Thu-Fri noon-8 p.m.; Sat 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
All those times you took the stairs instead of the elevator at work are about to pay off. The American Lung Association is challenging Coloradans with healthy lungs to put them to the test in support of those without healthy lungs. Participants will conquer Denver's tallest skyscraper by climbing its 56 flights of stairs solo or with a team to help fight lung disease. Sun 8 a.m.
Combining motocross, martial arts, and a little acting—this high-energy circus performance includes fire breathers, stilt walkers, and acrobatic stunts. Watch a motocross crew perform freestyle tricks while attempting to defeat an evil ruler and her army in this choreographed, live action performance. Sat 7:30 p.m.; Sun 2 p.m.
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