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Winter Park hosts U.S. Freestyle Selections (1)

December 18, 2014 — 

Need to work on your bump skiing? Then head over to Winter Park Resort this weekend. You might learn something. The resort is hosting the U.S. Ski Team Freestyle Selections, …

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East Grand Middle School skiers take second at meet (2)

December 18, 2014 — 

East Grand Middle School Nordic skiers put in a strong performance Saturday, Dec. 13, at Snow Mountain Ranch for the first Nordic race of the season. The race was hosted …

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Middle Park hosts first Nordic races (3)

December 18, 2014 — 

Middle Park High School and East Grand Middle School hosted the early season School Qualifier skate races Saturday, Dec. 13, at the YMCA of the Rockies-Snow Mountain Ranch near with …

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Rau: Kids Nordic programs abound in Grand County (4)

December 18, 2014 — 

After a great program of High School and Middle School races hosted by Middle Park at Snow Mountain Ranch, we need to look at the other programs offered to our …

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Jackie Wright: The five exercise essentials (5)

December 17, 2014 — 

There are hundreds of exercises to choose from, which when performed properly, yield tremendous results. However, there are five exercise essentials that need to be an integral part of most …

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Winter Park rolls out red carpet for new Lunch Rock (6)

December 16, 2014 — 

Lunch Rock is once again open for business Winter Park Resort celebrated the opening of its new state-of-the-art facility on Tuesday, Dec. 16. “This building and the dedication of the …

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Ice fishing tournaments loom in Grand County (7)

December 16, 2014 — 

Thick ice, the lure of the “big one,” the promise of prizes, and beautiful scenery to take in while you wait out your catch. It’s all in store this winter …

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Rau: Time for a Grand County snow dance (8)

December 11, 2014 — 

Time for snow dances … work up a real storm. We need more of that white stuff for the upcoming holiday season. Middle Park High School and East Grand Middle …

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Extolling the benefits of fitness (9)

December 10, 2014 — 

As we approach 2015, it is a good time to remind ourselves about the long-term benefits of maintaining our fitness levels throughout life. Most individuals know that exercising and being …

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Jackie Wright: Long, steady distance training has limitations (10)

December 4, 2014 — 

Long steady distance (i.e. LSD) performed on stationary cardio equipment may be an effective means of improving foundational cardiovascular endurance; however, once, perhaps twice a week is usually enough to …

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Conditions are perfect in the Fraser Valley for fat tire riding (11)

December 4, 2014 — 

Early season snowfall has been great but that doesn’t mean that you can’t hop on your bike and keep the cycling legs in shape. Sure we’ve had 73 inches of …

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Get out and experience Grand County’s fantastic Nordic skiing (12)

December 4, 2014 — 

Snow is here and we hope more is on the way. It’s time to start thinking about the basics. Grand Nordic Ski Swap was at the end of October, but …

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Ski Granby Ranch plans Dec. 11 opening (13)

November 26, 2014 — 

GRANBY — Ski Granby Ranch has announced that Dec. 11 will be opening day for the 2014-15 ski season – a season that holds a lot of events and excitement. …

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Jackie Wright: Ten outstanding holiday fitness strategies (14)

November 26, 2014 — 

Do not fall prey to sacrificing your workouts during the holiday season. Your workouts are important throughout the year; however, during the holidays with added stress, parties which include lots …

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Snow Mountain Ranch Nordic Center among country’s best (15)

November 26, 2014 — 

The Snow Mountain Ranch sits on 5,200 acres just off US Highway 40 between Tabernash and Granby. It is a year-round playground offering over 100 km of groomed trails for …

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Be smart, safe when snowmobiling this winter (16)

November 26, 2014 — 

Winter is settling in on Colorado and snowmobile season is starting. Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds snowmobilers to travel safely this winter and to review state regulations that apply to …

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Winter Park skiers training for U.S. Ski Team selections (17)

November 20, 2014 — 

There’s more than snow flying at Winter Park Resort this week. Two of Winter Park’s top winter athletes, freestyle aerialist Nik Seemann and mogul skier Joel Hedrick, have started their …

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Rau: Devil’s Thumb Ranch: A complete Nordic resort (18)

November 20, 2014 — 

Nestled in the shadow of the Continental Divide near Tabernash, Devil’s Thumb Ranch has over 6,000 acres of sweeping meadows and meandering creeks. Devil’s Thumb Ranch is an outdoor enthusiast’s …

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Jackie Wright: Ten holiday fitness gifts (19)

November 20, 2014 — 

One of the best gifts anyone can receive during the holidays is the gift of fitness. Whether this comes in the form of a club membership, fitness tools to use …

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In the Fraser Valley, the time for fat tire bikes has arrived (20)

November 20, 2014 — 

The last set of snowstorms ended our mountain biking on dirt. At this point mountain biking can morph into many different forms. There is the dream and fantasy of next …

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