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Steamboat Triathlon makes splash Sunday

August 13, 2017 — In a word, Sunday's Steamboat Triathlon Olympic distance champion, Eric Kenney, could have summed up the course as "deceptive." The only word to describe his own performance was "dominating." A sold-out field of more than 400 athletes dove into the Steamboat Triathlon on Sunday as […]

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A pee wee three-peat: 8-year-old Alexis Vreeman rides high in Steamboat rodeo finale

August 13, 2017 — Alexis Vreeman is only 8 years old, and rodeo is already a major part of her life. She races with her horse, GVG — that, appropriately, stands for Go, Vreeman, Go! — three times most weeks, at a gymkhana event in Craig, at a rodeo in Meeker […]

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FORE! Inside Steamboat’s disc golf scene

August 2, 2017 — This story originally ran in Steamboat Living magazine.  While Steamboat might not be known as Disc Golf Town USA, joining its four more conventional golf courses are several more for those preferring to birdie with discs instead of drivers. "It's getting more and more followers," […]

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Steamboat Living: An interview with pike hunter Johnny St. John

August 1, 2017 — Johnny St. John, Pike Hunter. It has a certain ring to it—like what you'd find in a video game. Only he's real and right here in Steamboat. While you'd expect such a character to be based in the Midwest hosting an outdoors show, St. John, […]

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Pro Rodeo Series — Week 8: July 29, 2017

July 31, 2017 — Total Payout: $19,642.40 All Around Cowboy: Cole Dorenkamp, TR & SW, $714.40 BAREBACK RIDING Place, Name, Location, Amount 1 Rio Lee Tucson, AZ $526.40 2 Hunter Green Bastrop, LA $315.84 3 J.D. Aquilina Tucson, AZ $210.56 SADDLE BRONC RIDING 1 Tyler Turco Franktown, CO $466.24 […]

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Steamboat Springs Running Series — Spring Creek results

July 31, 2017 — Spring Creek 9-Mile Place, Name, Age, Gender, Time 1 Darren Thomas 20-29 M 1:04:48 2 Gabriel Small 30-39 M 1:06:36 3 Tyler Veerman 20-29 M 1:07:25 4 Scott Loomis 40-49 M 1:08:39 5 Watkins Fulk-Gray 20-29 M 1:09:53 6 Campbell Ilfrey 40-49 M 1:10:51 7 […]

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Steamboat Springs BMX — Race 5: July 27, 2017

July 27, 2017 — 4 Balance Bike Place, Name 1 Grady Meyer 2 Koehn Pepin 3 Balance Bike 1 Zach Hiatt 2 Royal Freeman 3 Elin Rolston 4 Wade McCoy 1-2 Balance Bike 1 Rukah Lambing 2 Gunnarr Rolston 3 Elijah Howard 4 George Maul 5 & Younger Novice […]

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Bulls and Bands Rodeo results: July 26, 2017

July 27, 2017 — FREESTYLE BULL FIGHTS Round 1 Place, Name, Score, Amount 1 Wacey Munsell 81 $700.00 2 Kris Furr 79 $500.00 3 Cody Emerson 71 $300.00 Round 2 1 Dustin Konig 82 $700.00 2 Tate Rhoads 81 $500.00 3 Tyson Twitchell 80 $300.00 Round 3 1 Lelo […]

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Howelsen Howler results: July 26, 2017

July 27, 2017 — Novice Women's Novice 19-34 Place, Name, Age, Total Time 1 Ryan Ernstes 25 1:04:18 Sport Men's Sport 19 to 34 1 Chris Imbler 23 1:01:46 2 Chris Slota 32 1:11:27 3 Josiah Crain 32 1:13:09 Men's Sport 35 to 49 1 Chris Bube 48 58:04 […]

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Pro Rodeo Series — Week 7: July 22, 2017

July 24, 2017 — Week 7 — July 22, 2017 TOTAL PAYOUT — $24,368.60 BAREBACK RIDING Place, Name, Location, Amount 1/2 Chance Ames Big Piney, WY $421.12 1/2 Rio Lee Tucson, AZ $421.12 3 Zach Hibler Wheeler, TX $240.64 4 Jesse Anderson Lake Charles, LA $120.32 SADDLE BRONC RIDING […]

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Steamboat Springs BMX Race results – Week 4: July 20, 2017

July 20, 2017 — 3 BALANCE BIKE Place, Name 1 Meyer 2 Wade Mccoy 3 Royal Freeman 26-30 CRUISER 1 Dane Freckleton 2 Cole Weyndland 3 Brian Deem 5 AND YOUNGER NOVICE 1 Theodore Maul 2 Ellis Warnke 3 Bella Blackwell 7 NOVICE 1 Reid Graham 2 Mason Stewart […]

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Bulls and Bands Rodeo results: July 19, 2017

July 20, 2017 — July 19, 2017 FREESTYLE BULL FIGHTS Round 1 Place, Name, Score, Amount 1 Conner Rowley 84 $700.00 2 Nick Kaup 71 $500.00 3 Zach Arthur 60 $300.00 Round 2 1 Lelo Garcia 79 $700.00 2 Tate Rhoads 71 $500.00 3 Dustin Konig 67 $300.00 Round […]

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From shivering to shining, Steamboat’s TJ Thrasher takes on Alaskaman Triathlon

July 19, 2017 — TJ Thrasher had already gone through the first step of trying to warm up, having his wife, Tasha Thrasher, dump a hot thermos of water down his wetsuit as he ran, as best as he could, from the shore of Resurrection Bay, which juts north […]

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Hardrock 100 pushes Steamboat Springs athletes to new heights in San Juans

July 18, 2017 — Runners like Donnie Haubert are drawn to the Hardrock 100 for its unparalleled beauty, its seemingly unending challenges and the opportunity to be a part of something most people will never dream of attempting. "It was a very competitive race this year, Haubert said after […]

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Adventure of the Week: Steamboat Zipline offers fun and picturesque views

July 18, 2017 — Deep breath, look out and leap. Soaring above treetops, legs dangling nearly 200 feet above the ground, attached merely by my harness to the galvanized steel cable above. There's something thrilling about the combination of adrenaline, caused by speed and height and the wind in […]

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Pro Rodeo Series results – Week 6: July 15, 2017

July 17, 2017 — Total Payout: $21,794.50 ALL AROUND COWBOY Cole Dorenkamp, TR & SW $1124.47 BAREBACK RIDING Place Name Location Amount 1 Weston Garrett Gillette, WY $466.24 2 J.D. Aquilina Tucson, AZ $349.68 3 Mike Fred St. Mary's, KS $233.12 4 Rio Lee Tucson, AZ $116.56 SADDLE BRONC […]

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Lightning, bears and … BMX? Adventuring duo hits Steamboat Springs

July 15, 2017 — Dario DiGuilio certainly didn't come to Steamboat Springs to ride a BMX race, and he certainly wasn't equipped for one. Dozens of riders young and — in a few cases, anyway — old crowded into the starting gates Thursday at Steamboat Springs' BMX track, part […]

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Bike Town Challenge result: July 12, 2017

July 13, 2017 — Novice Place, Name, Time, Points Women's Novice 35+ 1 Tonya Haack 41:21 30 Sport Men's Sport 19 to 34 1 Cody Miles 1:06:30 30 Men's Sport 35 to 49 1 Chris Bube 55:43 30 2 Jeremy Schumacher 59:41 27 3 Dion Custis 1:23:18 25 Men's […]

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A view to pedal for at Town Challenge hill climb up Storm Peak

July 12, 2017 — Sure, it was a race, and someone kept time and someone won, but many of those who pedaled their way up to the top of Storm Peak at Steamboat Ski Area weren't chasing a fellow competitor or even a specific time. They were chasing the […]

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Yampa River’s flows below par in Steamboat, Elk River is running above average

July 12, 2017 — A tale of two rivers

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