—Courtesy of Meru
Colorado has no shortage of adventurers and daredevils, but some simply bring their death-defying feats to mind-boggling levels.
Take Boulder-based climber Renan Ozturk. Among numerous other setbacks, he's fractured his skull and a few vertebra—and that was before he faced his toughest...
July 21 2015, 3:10 PM
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This week, a group of middle school students in Golden became the latest Colorado documentary filmmakers to win an award when they took third place and honorable mention in C-SPAN's national competition.
The 11th annual contest reviewed almost 2,300 films submitted by middle- and high-schoolers...
March 6 2015, 12:00 PM
Fast Lane to Glory | For Vail skiing prodigy and Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin, success can’t come fast enough. Adulthood, though—that can wait.
Long Live the Birds of Prey | Beaver Creek's tenacious run challenged racers during this month's FIS Alpine World Ski...
February 11 2015, 3:00 PM
—Courtesy of Robert Muratore
Sunday marked the culmination of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival—a Super Bowl in its own right for cinephiles from around the world. And for Denver-based documentary filmmaker Daniel Junge, it marked the pinnacle of his career (at least so far).
When 5280 last caught up with Junge, he...
February 3 2015, 4:30 PM
—Courtesy of Viki Psihoyos
There’s no better venue than the Sundance Film Festival to launch a documentary—just ask Boulderite Louie Psihoyos. His film about the slaughter of dolphins in Japan, The Cove, won an Audience Award in 2009, kicking off an accolade-studded year that ended with an Oscar in 2010. Now Psihoyos is back...
In the planet’s harshest Arctic environs thousands of miles from his home in Boulder, National Geographic photographer James Balog and his team braved subzero temperatures, 100 mph winds, and unproven equipment to document one of the biggest issues of our time: climate change. Using automated time-...
October 22 2012, 2:47 PM