Winter Park Resort
—Photo courtesy of Sean Parsons
On January 22, 2012, Christopher Norris died in an inbounds avalanche at Winter Park Resort. He left behind his college sweetheart, Salynda Fleury, a toddler daughter, and a newborn son. Four months later, his widow filed a negligence and wrongful-death lawsuit against Intrawest Winter Park...
June 6 2016, 3:00 PM
Photo by Lucy Beaugard
Imagine 80-degree weather, blue skies, warm city pavement—and snow? The 3rd annual Snowboard on the Block festival took place Saturday afternoon in downtown Denver, bringing 25 tons of snow and some friendly competition to the Mile High City.
“'[The event] is the unofficial kickoff of...
September 17 2015, 1:25 PM
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“Breakout year” doesn’t begin to describe Steamboat Springs–born pro snowboarder Taylor Gold’s season last year: He took second at the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix series, topped the podium at the Burton U.S. Open, and made his first Olympic team—all before he could legally order a Coors Banquet....
—Photo by Kevin Zawacki
What's better than a mountain-top selfie? Snapping a shot of yourself in action, carving through fresh powder, as Kevin Zawacki did for the above photo. The Boulderite used his GoPro and a GoPole, which is essentially a selfie stick for the small camera, to capture himself boarding down Winter Park...
January 8 2015, 10:00 AM
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Coloradans are cheering as the final batch of ski resorts are finally powering up their lifts. With more snow expected in the high country this weekend, it’s time (if you haven't already) to wax your boards, dust off your goggles, and check the I-70 traffic report. Here, a sampling of our...
December 18 2014, 1:36 PM
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Last fall, Steamboat Springs–born Olympians Bryan and Taylor Fletcher followed a strict eight-hour-per-day Nordic combined training schedule at the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association’s Park City headquarters: ski jumping, weight lifting, and roller-skiing up to 20 miles with poles in hand. This...
Name: Alex Deibold
Job: Professional Snowboarder (competes in halfpipe and snowboard cross)
Alex Deibold wasn't a household name before the Winter Olympics in Sochi—teammates Shaun White, Nate Holland, Kelly Clark, and Hannah Teter (among others) filled that role....
March 18 2014, 9:34 AM