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Jake Burton fought long and hard for snowboarding’s mainstream, Olympic credibility

Jake Burton fought long and hard for snowboarding’s mainstream, Olympic credibility

Colorado has long been a breeding ground for Winter Olympians, producing medalists and contenders in virtually every sport. But credit Jake Burton with fighting for the mainstream acceptance that led…

Fan-favorite Fleischer came so close on ski-racing’s greatest stages

Fan-favorite Fleischer came so close on ski-racing’s greatest stages

Greatness is measured many different ways on a racecourse as daunting and technically demanding as the Birds of Prey. Certainly its most enduring measure is tallied in victories and trips…

Cindy Nelson: Tracing the Minnesota-to-Vail path to Olympic ski-racing glory

Cindy Nelson: Tracing the Minnesota-to-Vail path to Olympic ski-racing glory

Vail is home to a transplanted Minnesota ski racer who has broken new ground on the World Cup circuit, enjoyed great Olympic success, chased the records of the legendary Austrian…

Former Vail Mayor Ludwig Kurz lands prestigious award from Austrian Consulate

Former Vail Mayor Ludwig Kurz lands prestigious award from Austrian Consulate

Former Vail mayor and current Vail Town Council member Ludwig Kurz recently was awarded the Austrian Decoration of Merit in Gold for his “outstanding efforts and achievements with regard to…

Bill Walton breaks down his former teams as NBA season tips off

Bill Walton breaks down his former teams as NBA season tips off

The NBA season gets under way tonight with a doubleheader that includes Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls at LeBron James and the Miami Heat and Chris Paul and the…

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