Skieologians: looking ahead with Russ

Dreaming of the bye week … and snow Surgeon General’s warning: I don’t claim to know the future. Reading could have lingering side effects on your fantasy football team’s performance  Broncos PR guy: Alright, time for two more!” Reporter: Hey Russ, Ryan O’Halloran, Denver Post. It’s the end of October, you guys are 7-1 (dreamContinue reading “Skieologians: looking ahead with Russ”

Should we care about what athletes do outside of the sport?

This column is a continuation off of yesterday’s …so….there…. Yes and yes. Whether we like it or not, we don’t consume anything — much less real people playing real games — in a vacuum. We consider the nature of an athletes’ personality, values, beliefs and lifestyle choices when we develop an overall perception of whoContinue reading “Should we care about what athletes do outside of the sport?”

Peaks and Valleys: Dan Hobbs and the 14er self-supported record

As Dan Hobbs’ eyes ricochet off his suit coat and out his Rand Tower office window at the Marquette Avenue traffic below, his mind can’t help but wander back to Colorado. In 2013, he bolted for the mountains, convinced they could heal him from severe depression. It worked. He hiked all 58 14,000-foot peaks inContinue reading “Peaks and Valleys: Dan Hobbs and the 14er self-supported record”

Podcast dropping tomorrow …you won’t want to miss this one

Peaks and Valleys: Dan Hobbs and the 14er self-supported record As Dan Hobbs’ eyes ricochet off his suit coat and out his Rand Tower office window at the Marquette Avenue traffic below, his mind can’t help but wander back to Colorado. In 2013, he bolted for the mountains, convinced they could heal him from severeContinue reading “Podcast dropping tomorrow …you won’t want to miss this one”

Marcione: Chris on kick, part 1

It has often perplexed me why there is so little love for classic skiing in Colorado, and why many people default to skating. With the dry snow and endless gradual to moderate climbs, Colorado should be producing an army of classic striders. Let’s be honest, skate skiing can be miserable for a good chunk ofContinue reading “Marcione: Chris on kick, part 1”

Finding fishers of men

America could use a few more men willing to be dads There’s this thing about fishing. Often, the return on your tremendous investment of time, energy and resources is three hours of shivering and staring at downriggers.  There’s the boat – and keeping that running — and the licenses, tackle and bait. Don’t forget rods andContinue reading “Finding fishers of men”