Athletic pursuits have made up my life since at least junior high, when I really started caring about basketball. I focused on that sport pretty quickly, and got to be pretty good at it. My identity has since at least partially been defined by being an athlete, so when it came time to learn something [...]
Feel Good Friday is a roundup of the things that made me feel good or that I’m grateful for all week. Join me and leave your Feel Goods in the comments! Holy crap it’s March. That actually doesn’t make me feel good, but DailyHap‘s first month birthday is pretty awesome! The best skiing day I’ve [...]
Last year I was super psyched to go to X Games and really surprised no one would go with me! … then I went. … and now, I will probably not ever go again either. (I also happen to be in Park City this weekend, yay!) It’s awesome, yes, that X Games are in Aspen. [...]
25 runs 136 acres of mostly intermediate terrain 71 inches base 80 inches of snow since the mountain closed 16 inches of snow in the past two days Gondy 10a-4p Ajax Express 10a-2p Adult tix $32 per day Ski/snowboard rentals at Four Mountain $25 per day That’s right, the top of Aspen Mountain is open for [...]
To watch in Aspen: Spectator Info and map FREE Bud Light Hi-Fi Concert at the base of Aspen Mountain with OutKast rapper Big Boi! Saturday, Jan. 29 at 5:30pm. More music: Thursday – Sunday. Buttermilk Mountain. Aspen, CO. Be there, frozen or no.
People in the CrossFit community talk a lot about breaking through certain fears. Being upside down, lifting heavy weight, whatever. I have never been scared of those things. I can’t do a handstand pushup, but it’s not fear, it’s strength (lack thereof). So I don’t get those “breakthroughs.” But in skiing I face a lot [...]
Remember when I learned to ski? Here’s a photo. I’d say learning to snowboard went much better … In all seriousness, I liked snowboarding a lot and picked it up faster than skiing. I felt more confident … don’t know if it’s the strapped-in feet, that I already knew the mountain, or that I had [...]
Although its name is sort of ominous, The Meeting is not. It’s the convergence of ski and snowboard (who see each other like step-siblings) and film and star athletes all in the little town of Aspen. Today through Sunday, The Meeting welcomes winter sport lovers, top athletes and renowned filmmakers with parties, a fashion show [...]