Fly fishing is not my first love, but it’s close. I’ve been fortunate to travel the state and catch lots of fish. Big fish, little fish, flashy, colorful, fighting fish.
On Saturday it felt good to trick a stealthy trout into taking my fly on the low-running Lake Fork of the Gunnison River, which must be close to the middle of nowhere. The occasion was the 2018…Continue
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Some running and fishing thoughts by Phil Goulding
The first of the Triple Crown of Running races is coming up this weekend and as I was working on my taper by fishing on the Taylor River this morning I got thinking about the similarities between running and fishing. The water is really high so the fishing is tough, like the hills…Continue
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Doing some homework on ways to donate and contribute to the Black Forest Fire victims, first responders and volunteers.
First a quick digression: Did you ever slide cash into somebody's birthday card and mail it to them? It never felt right to me, as if I didn't take the time to consider the person, or shop for the perfect gift. But I can tell you that I'm always happy…Continue
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I rolled down the window and cranked up the Rock ‘n’ Roll at 3:15 a.m. as Shawn Finley and I blasted out of Colorado Springs on Saturday morning.
Our destination: Moore, Okla., a green, tree-filled city raked by a killer tornado on May 20.
I pulled a U-Haul trailer full of new and used running shoes, all donated by the awesome folks in the Colorado Springs…Continue
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This year I had the honor of being a part of the inaugural PikesPeakSports.us Sand Creek Cycling Team. Along with my teammate Tracy Thelen – I participated in the full season of the Ascent Cycling Series under the
direction of Andy Bohlmann and Sand Creek Sports.
Throughout the season I blogged often about the significance…Continue
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Places like Browns Canyon are an important part of many Coloradoans’ personal identity, and
attract and retain talented individuals to the region to enjoy a high quality of life. By preserving
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Colorado Springs City Councilman Tim Leigh has thrown his support behind the proposed Tour of Colorado Springs. Event organizer David Whitaker asked the city of Colorado Springs for $68,000 in in-kind support last week. Leigh is determined to raise private funds to make the event happen.
Here is an e-mail Leigh sent today
"I’m willing to put my money where my…Continue
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UPDATE: PikesPeakSports.us has learned that Nevaeh Paredes passed away on Nov. 3. She was 4. We're sending our prayers to her family.
PHOTOS: Heaven Can Wait 5K Run/walk…
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By Jen Shotwell
PikesPeakSports.us Triple Crown Runners race team
My hubby and I have different approaches for preparing for the Triple Crown of Running race events.
Mine involves running and the many activities I participate in during my work…Continue
Added by Tim Bergsten on July 30, 2011 at 6:44am — No Comments
By Jen Shotwell, PikesPeakSports.us Triple Crown Runners
In yoga class, lying on my back on the mat, eyes closed, concentrating on breathing and letting go of the stresses of the day. My mind is resistant to settling down, I hear the…Continue
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Matt Carpenter makes his way across one of the narrow "elements" at the Wind Walker ropes course at Cave of the Winds. Below right, Brandi Lock, Cave of the Winds staff member, hangs out on the cantilever section of the Wind Walker. Below left, Kyla Carpenter, 8, Matt Carpenter's daughter, showed her dad how it's done.
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This comes from Robert Mitchell at the UpaDowna website
Weight: 6 lbs 5 oz
Floor Size: 7′6″x 4′11″
Eureka’s website says it…Continue
Added by Tim Bergsten on April 6, 2011 at 1:20pm — No Comments
If you've been putting off your runs and need some motivation, this is a good week to get moving.
The Garden Training Runs, hosted by the Pikes Peak Road Runners, begin tomorrow (Tuesday, April 5) at 6 a.m. and will go each Tuesday and Thursday through June 9. The goal is to prepare for the Garden of the Gods 10 Mile Run on June 12.
On Thursday, the Incline Club…Continue
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Colorado Springs runners and riders, get ready for an all new kind of competition. Our new friends at Big Mountain Adventure Racing just posted this on their website.
Kick start your adrenaline reserves from the winter…Continue
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Above: Singer/songwriter Shawn Mullins played for about 100 volunteers after a rain-out of the Freedom From Poverty Community Celebration.…
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