With plenty of additional snow predicted for the high country this week, another Colorado ski area announced plans to open for the season.
Nathan Van Dyne
Editor of the daily Life sections and GO! entertainment weekend magazine
Country music superstar Blake Shelton on Wednesday announced he's headed out on tour, and one of his 16 stops will be in Colorado.
Plans are underway to bring the Colorado Classic women's pro cycling race back in 2020. It is unknown if Colorado Springs will be involved with the race.
Jenn Valente thinks of herself as just another student at UCCS, just another 24-year-old trying to find her way. And she doesn’t understand why anyone would view her in a different light.
DENVER • Half a world away, Chloe Dygert-Owen is feeling the love. And rightfully so.
American cyclist Chloe Dygert-Owen continued her dominance in the Colorado Classic, winning Saturday for the third time in three days. Her Sho-Air Twenty20 teammate Jenn Valente, a part-time student at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, finished second. Brazilian Rebecca Wiasak, who rides for Fearless Femme, was third.
When the Colorado Classic cycling race opted to go women's only in 2019, it was the latest push in a growing movement for equality in sports. Coming off its impressive win in the World Cup, the U.S. women’s soccer team is embroiled in a battle for the same compensation given to the men’s team. In cycling, the pay disparity remains extreme. According to Colorado Classic officials, half of the female riders earn less than $11,000, with many forced to work two or three jobs in order to continue racing.
AVON - Apparently, father does indeed know best.
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS - After battling through one nagging injury after another, Olympic silver medalist and five-time world champion Chloe Dygert-Owen says she’s finally back to feeling like her old self. It sure looked that way in Stage 1 of the Colorado Classic.
Some ways to watch the four-day women's Colorado Classic cycling race across Colorado from Steamboat Springs to Denver, not including Colorado Springs