Robert Sanchez has written on everything from inner-city gangs to brain trauma to natural disasters. Features he’s written have been recognized by the Livingston Awards for Young Journalists, the City and Regional Magazine Association, and the Society of Professional Journalists, among others. Sanchez’s work has been anthologized twice in the “Best American Sports Writing” series (with two other stories listed as “notable”), in “Next Wave” (a collection of the best American writers younger than 40), and in “Words Matter” (which features 20 influential University of Missouri School of Journalism graduates). Additionally, his work has been featured on National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered”, as well in ESPN The Magazine, Esquire, and Men’s Health. In 2014, he was named CRMA’s writer of the year.
In addition to his magazine experience, Sanchez is a former staff writer for the Associated Press, the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Denver Post, and the Rocky Mountain News. Sanchez was born near Boston, but was raised in Colorado. He graduated with honors from the University of Missouri and is married to his high school sweetheart. They have two children.
Nine people died in the flooding between September 11 and 17, 2013, one of the worst natural disasters in Colorado history. For the people who lived on a sliver of U.S. 34 a dozen miles west of Loveland, the floods were nothing short of catastrophic. These are their stories.
As the great number 18 approaches the end of his career, can the Broncos find the stamina, the determination, the grit, and the (dare we say it) drive it’ll take to give their legendary signal caller what could be his final shot at the Big Game? We’re about to find out.
The Denver woman—and namesake of the famous aviatrix—has 10 more days to go before she completes her around-the-world flight, and becomes the youngest woman to circumnavigate the globe in a single-engine aircraft.