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Head coach Karl Dorrell gestures at CU football players

Season Preview: University of Colorado Boulder Football

Entering head coach Karl Dorrell’s first relatively normal football season at CU, the Buffs are young, hungry, and eager to put last year’s disappointments behind them.

Air Force cadets cheer on football team

Season Preview: U.S. Air Force Academy Football

Expectations for the Air Force football team this year are as high as Falcon Stadium’s signature flyovers.

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6 Colorado Players To Watch at the 2022 PDGA Disc Golf World Championships

Nearly a dozen Colorado players will be competing in the Professional Disc Golf Association’s highest-profile event of the 2022 season. Here are a few to root for.

The Beginner’s Guide to Disc Golf in Denver

Disc golf is one of the few pandemic crazes Coloradans aren’t letting go of. If you haven’t gotten in on the chain-rattling action yet, no worries: We’ll tell you where to buy your gear, how to perfect your backhand, which courses across the state should be on your bucket list, and what it takes to go pro from people who actually make money playing the game.

Eagle McMahon

Eagle McMahon’s Top Tips for Playing Mountain Disc Golf Courses

One of the world’s best disc golfers, Eagle McMahon, grew up playing Colorado’s high-elevation courses. Here, his advice for navigating downhill tee shots, rocky terrain, and disc-eating pine trees.

10 Bucket-List Disc Golf Courses in Colorado

From private, high-elevation mountain courses to wooded public layouts on the Eastern Plains, Colorado’s best disc golf courses are destinations worth traveling to.

Kona Panis

Colorado-Born Disc Golfer Kona Panis on Going Pro

We asked Colorado native Kona Panis what it’s like being a disc golf influencer—and the future of the sport.

The Best Clubs for Joining the Disc Golf Scene in Colorado

Disc golfers are a famously welcoming group, but the quickest way to make friends in the scene is to join a club.

Fort Collins’ Discmania Makes Some of the World’s Most Coveted Discs

Discmania, one of disc golf’s premier disc makers, collaborates with pro players and a local artist to make limited-edition, collectable discs from its U.S. headquarters in Wellington.

How Discs Fly, According to Disc Golf Masters World Champ Joe Rovere

We asked Joe Rovere, the winningest Colorado disc golfer of all time—who also happens to be a middle school robotics teacher in Longmont—to give us a lesson on the way discs soar. Plus: what those four numbers on your disc actually mean.

6 Great Disc Golf Stores Around Denver

The Denver area has a plethora of disc golf stores where you can stock up on discs, bags, and merch—and learn more about the growing sport.

The Best Denver Disc Golf Courses for Beginners

These 14 free disc golf courses in the Denver metro area are perfect for new players. Plus: the rules and etiquette you need to know.

The Best Colorado Hard Seltzer for Every Vibe

Local breweries are getting into the hard seltzer game in a big way, so we sampled gallons of the bubbly beverages to bring you this list of the best Colorado hard seltzers in a variety of categories.

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The Best Denver Pools (And Other Watery Spots) to Make a Splash

Want to cool off with your crew, but don’t have a swimming hole of your own? From sailing on Chatfield to private pools you can rent by the hour, here are seven ideas for playing in the water this summer.

Bailey Disc Golf Course

The Disc Golf Pro Tour Is Coming to Colorado for the First Time. Here’s How to Watch

32 of the sport’s top players will descend on Bailey this weekend to compete in the Match Play Championship, the first Disc Golf Pro Tour event in the Centennial State. Here’s how—and why—to catch the action.

Denver’s SuitShop Is Tackling the Post-Pandemic Wedding Boom in Style

How the six-year-old company is making wedding-party getups more inclusive and sustainable.

Paonia

New Bill Aims to Create More Colorado Stargazing Destinations

Signed on May 27 in Westcliffe, Colorado’s first International Dark Sky Community, the legislation appropriates grant money to help other locales pursuing the designation.

April Zesbaugh Signs off After 26 Years on KOA

The longtime co-host of Colorado’s Morning News on what she’ll miss, what she won’t, and what’s next.

Your Guide to Stargazing in Colorado

Travelers are flocking to the West for what its wide-open spaces lack: light pollution. From savvy rural towns that have gone dark to attract such tourists to protected places where visitors can watch the constellations as the country’s original inhabitants did, we break down where—and how—to best enjoy the night sky in the Centennial State.

Compost Colorado Is Building Denver’s First Major Composting Facility

The four-year-old company, which services restaurants, apartment buildings, and households across the metro area, aims to cut down on fuel emissions and create a circular economy around food waste.

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