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How to Catch Gus Kenworthy’s Olympic Debut From Sochi
by Watch Staff
Feb 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
Representing Team U.S.A. and his hometown, Telluride, freeskier Gus Kenworthy is slated to make his Olympic debut later this week in what will be the Olympic debut of the ski slopestyle competition.
Sneffels Challenge Goes From Huts to Hot Springs This Saturday
by Watch Staff
Feb 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
The Sneffels Challenge takes in some of the same terrain, skirting the northern flanks of the Sneffels Range before diving down into the Uncompahgre Valley and North Ouray Corridor, ending at the O...
Adaptive Snowboarder Heidi Jo Duce Heads to Sochi
by Samantha Wright
Feb 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 121 121 recommendations | email to a friend
The feisty 23-year-old below-the-knee amputee and Ouray native daughter qualified for the team at the World Cup event in Copper Mountain in mid-January and sealed the deal in back-to-back World Cup...
SKI TIPS | Tactics for Moguls: Select Your Line and Shape Your Turns
by Pancho Winter
Feb 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Moguls bring out the blemishes in the ski technique of all intermediate and advanced skiers.  
Kenworthy, Kearney Hit It at X Games
by Martinique Davis
Jan 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Telluride’s first winter Olympian Kenworthy makes X Games history with first-ever triple trick in slopestyle competition; Kearney’s X Games debut highlights third place finish in Snowboarder X cons...
Ouray Hoopsters Hit Their ‘Ugly-Ball’ Mid-Season Stride
by Samantha Wright
Jan 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 108 108 recommendations | email to a friend
The age-old rivalry between the Ouray Trojans and the Ridgway Demons was on full display at a home game in Ouray Tuesday, Jan. 21.
‘I Am Really Proud I Turned Around on Everest’
by Samantha Wright
Jan 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
At least 150 people trudged past Steck on their way to the summit that day – most of them with supplemental oxygen. But Steck was at peace with his decision to turn around.
MV Council Bans Retail Pot – For Now
by Samuel Adams
Jan 21, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 91 91 recommendations | email to a friend
The moratorium must be extended, or pot sales banned permanently, by the end of March.
Gus Kenworthy Heads to Sochi
by Martinique Davis
Jan 20, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Telluride homeboy named to first-ever U.S. Olympic Ski Slopestyle Team
Chicks with Picks Celebrates 15 Years of Kicking Ax
by Samantha Wright
Jan 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
In Latin America, when a girl turns 15, it marks her transition from childhood to young womanhood. For Chicks With Picks’ Kim Reynolds, celebrating and empowering womanhood is what climbing is all ...
Ski Biomechanics Camp Starts Thursday
by Watch Staff
Jan 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
Telluride Ski and Golf Co. offers a Ski Biomechanics Camp, Jan. 16-19, taught by Dr. Kim Hewson, an orthopedic surgeon.
UPDATED: French Climbers Mercier, Maureau Take Gold and Glory at Ouray Ice Fest
by Samantha Wright
Jan 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
Only three climbers “sent” the route, electrifying the crowds of spectators that had gathered on bleachers and observation platforms to cheer them on.
From ‘Ueli Fever’ to the ‘Saturday Night Freezer,’ the Ouray Ice Fest Is in Full Swing
by Samantha Wright
Jan 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
Those who got to see the presentation narrated by Steck, it often left them in stunned silence as he focussed primarily on his three attempts to summit Annapurna that culminated with last October’s...
2013: A Look Back at the Year in Sports
by Watch Staff
Jan 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
From moguls, to volleyball to a championship game at Mile High, 2013 was an impressive year for the region's athletes.
2014 Ouray Ice Festival Schedule Announced
by Watch Staff
Dec 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Ueli Steck, Kyle Dempster, Aaron Mulkey, Kristen Kelliher and Adrian Ballinger headline evening presentations.
Four Telluride Athletes Vie for Olympic Team Berths
by Martinique Davis
Dec 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
Fast and furious competitive schedules ahead for Discoe, Kearney, McCargo and Kenworthy.
Telluride and Bootdoctors/Paragon Host Dec. 21 Rail Jam
by Watch Staff
Dec 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Jib, jump, and freeride to glory at the first Rail Jam of the season Saturday, Dec. 21
Ouray 100 Mile Endurance Run Planned for 2014
by Samantha Wright
Dec 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
A nice soak in the Ouray Hot Springs Pool will surely motivate tired runners as they approach the final portion of the race.
Indians Fall in State Final
by William Woody
Dec 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
Winning season nonetheless creates well-deserved excitement about Montrose football.