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In Defense of Risk Taking

Calculated risk is something that the general public doesn’t seem to understand.  When your day consists of dog walks, conference calls, and grande lattes, the biggest risk of the day may be the decision to take the freeway or the back roads.  This is not to say that this is a bad choice of life, … Continue reading

Conditions Update: Touchy at Best

    Conditions are touchy at best.  After a week of snow and wind, the Colorado snow gods decided to cap the storm cycle off with a night of below zero temps, further weakening our snowpack.  Needing to get out to assess for ourselves, things were obviously worse than expected.  Collapsing, whoomfphing, and spider web … Continue reading

Eco-Riding: Waxing your Stick

As a creature of habit, humans have long invented new applications to their lives, only to think about the implications long after the fact.  We have believed that the Earth was put here at our disposal, only to realize we are quickly disposing of it all.  Enter ski racing.  Athletes and sponsors alike are always … Continue reading

Eco-Riding: The Sustainability of Our Sport

There are few “sports” and “industries” out there that are based solely on spending your day amongst vast natural environments.  There are gyms where you can play soccer year round, indoor skateparks and ice rinks.  Don’t get me wrong, I love hockey.  But now a days it is more common to play inside of a … Continue reading

March Madness: The Nail in the Coffin

March of 2012 was officially the driest month ever recorded in Colorado.  I would love to say we can take it for what it is, the past is the past, and move on.  But unfortunately, it is a little more complicated than that.  Aside from the grumpy vacationers that are bummed that they can’t Go-Pro … Continue reading

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