Folks You Should Know

US Winter Olympians from Colorado

US Winter Olympians from Colorado

Colorado will be well represented in the 2014 Olympics this year in Sochi, Russia. The additions of snowboarding events, along with the new skiing slope-style event has really opened up the competitions and added a bit more youth to the squad. Here are a few of the Colorado towns that [...]

8 Things to Know About Sledge Hockey

8 Things to Know About Sledge Hockey

With the Winter Paralympic Games coming up in Sochi, Russia, it’s time to get familiarized with the sports on the roster. Ever heard of sledge hockey? You might know it as “sled hockey”, which is what it’s called in the United States. It’s a form of ice hockey for athletes [...]

Two Men, One Tuk Tuk: A World-Wide Journey to Support Education

Two Men, One Tuk Tuk: A World-Wide Journey to Support Education

It took two men, three wheels and 26,172 miles, but on Dec. 15, 2013 teachers Nick Gough and Richard Sears broke an impressive Guinness World Record trekking around the globe in nothing more than a cute little tuk tuk. But why embark on this incredible mission in the first place? [...]

6 Things to Know About Skeleton Racing

6 Things to Know About Skeleton Racing

There are less than fifty days until the start of the Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. The Winter Olympics are especially exciting because so many of the events include traveling at high speeds on either ice or snow. Luge and bobsled events always attract a lot of attention, but the [...]

Colorado Outdoor Apparel Companies We Love

Colorado Outdoor Apparel Companies We Love

You got your skis or snowboard all tuned up and ready to go, but what about your outfit? Okay, we all know men don’t wear outfits, they wear gear. So, whether you’re shopping for gear or an outfit, buy local and check some of these homegrown companies. ObermeyerFounded by Klaus [...]

Colorado Snowboard Companies We Love

Colorado Snowboard Companies We Love

There are a few more companies than mentioned here in Colorado, but a majority of them come from the same manufacturer: Never Summer. Here are 5, including Never Summer who stand out to us. Never Summer Not only do they have their own popular line of Boards, but this manufacturer [...]

America’s Tallest Christmas Trees

America’s Tallest Christmas Trees

Nothing says Christmas more than the fresh scent of pine and the glittering shimmer of light displays. Although most of us are used to admiring a six-foot Douglas Fir, get ready to feast your eyes on some massive, double and triple-digit conifers. And when we say massive, we mean gigantic [...]

6 Manly Gifts from Wenger

6 Manly Gifts from Wenger

Whether it’s a Christmas, birthday, or retirement gift, make sure to give the gift of Manliness to the special guy in your life. Rather than socks or a watch, we’re thinking something along the lines of sharpened steel, fashioned leather, and just generally anything that helps him be outdoorsy and [...]

Indoor Bike Parks – How Mountain Bikers Survive the Winter

Indoor Bike Parks – How Mountain Bikers Survive the Winter

Ahhhh, the great indoors; sitting on a comfy couch in front of a plasma flat screen, playing some cards, enjoying a nice dinner, and…mountain biking! Unlike road biking, mountain biking can be easily interrupted by seasons, inclement weather, and trail conditions. Rain one day will cause the trails to be [...]

Our 10 Favorite Ski Companies From Colorado

Our 10 Favorite Ski Companies From Colorado

You would expect Colorado to have some mighty fine ski companies. What we didn’t expect was to find so many good ones. Icelantic Handmade at the Never Summer plant (Known for their own snowboards and longboards) in Denver for seven years now, these artistic boards can be spotted all over [...]