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Durango DEVO rides again

Crank it up.Durango DEVO rides again.The Durango Junior Development Mountain Bike Team (DEVO for short) will cruise into its fifth season this year.Registration for the popular junior mountain...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Vonn braced with support from Colorado

First, it was her damaged thumb.Then, it was her badly bruised left arm.Now, it's her shin - Lindsey Vonn's badly bruised shin.For the third time after her third injury, Vonn turned to Colorado for...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Olympic course challenges Durango Nordic ski team

The Soldier Hollow, Utah, 2002 Olympic venue served as the host for USSA Super Junior National Qualifier cross countryraces last week.The Rocky Mountain, Far West, Intermountain and Pacific...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Skijoring races bring Old West back to Silverton

SILVERTON - Long after the horses had been fed and the skiers and cowboys had moved on to the Silverton red lightdistrict, one lone resident stood alongside historic Blair Street.Glancing out at a...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Bumps and Jumps

PURGATORY - Take a line of steep bumps. Throw in a couple of big (BIG) jumps. Add some fresh powder to soften themoguls and the landing zones. Then line up two dozen top junior freestyle skiers at...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Top USSA mogul skiers hit Purgatory

Freestyle fever will strike at Purgatory on Saturday and Sunday.The best freestyle skiers in the USSA Rocky Mountain Division will compete in the annual Animas Surgical HospitalSouthwest Freestyle...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Devo freestylers launch season

The Durango Freestyle Devo Team hosted the second event of the Southwest Freestyle Tour last weekend at Purgatory.The Durango Orthopedics Freestyle Open featured two days of freestyle competitions...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Ski racer Vonn leans on unique support from Durango, Aspen

When Vail's Lindsey Vonn trains for the fast-approaching Vancouver Winter Olympics, she'll lean on some unique supportfrom Durango by way of Aspen.Vonn, the reigning two-time World Cup overall...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Skate away

skate, skate, skate. And then skate some more. The third annual Tour de Ski, a skate-ski marathon/benefit, took intrepid and enthusiastic cross country skiers into the pictur- esque Hermosa...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Mulligan, Stowers lead Durango Freestyle Team

The Durango Freestyle Team jump-started the season with two events in early January.The first event was the USSA Park City Classic on Jan. 7-10 featuring a strong field that included the Australian...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Familiar Turf

The athletes of the Durango Nordic Ski Club took advantage of racing on their home courses when Durango hosted two USSAJunior National Qualifiers last weekend. And racing fans took advantage by...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Ski Chicken Creek

Chicken Creek Nordic Area may be one of Montezuma County's best-kept winter secrets. Its location might fall into thesame category. But those who venture west to Chicken Creek praise the area for...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors