Health & Sports

Health & Sports

The games we play. The athletes among us. The tips for living the active, healthy life in Colorado Springs. The best Springs articles on fitness, health and sports.

Dutch Clark the Flying Dutchman breaks tackles

Dutch Clark: The Legendary Flying Dutchman

In 1963, 17 athletes were inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s inaugural class, including a quarterback from rural Colorado named Earl “Dutch”...
Via ferrata at Cave of the Winds

Climbing Over Fear on the Springs’ Via Ferrata

"Grab the top of that ledge, latch your chili bean and let go!” says Alex Hesler, outdoor attraction manager at Cave of the Winds. He’s...
Arapahoe Basin opening day 2019

Ski Season Is Here – Colorado Ski Resort Opening Dates 2019

The snow has been flying — in Colorado Springs and in the high country — making conditions prime for snowmaking and all the more...
AFA Football

6 Things We Love About Air Force Football

With retired Air Force parents, I’ve been attending Air Force Academy football games for years. Sure, there’s the traditional tailgating and pregame fun outside...
Skier

Find Your Best Season Ski Pass Now

Those mountain landscapes of glowing aspen will soon be covered in snow. And with the approach of that fun, white fluffy stuff, it’s time...
Aspen leaves show gold for fall hikes

10 Favorite Fall Hikes In and Around Colorado Springs

There’s an added beauty when those golden aspen groves light up the trail and hillsides. These 10 trails will take you into the seasonal...
Gallop 5K

Giddyup at the Gallop 5K

Fun and quirkiness were always the hallmarks of the beloved Waldo Waldo 5K, so it comes as no surprise that creator Chelise Foster’s locally-minded...
healthcare heroes 2019

Healthcare Heroes Celebration 2019

Each year we celebrate Healthcare Heroes, men and women nominated by their peers, associates, colleagues or patients who are making Colorado Springs a healthier,...
Greg Morris

Greg Morris, P.A.-C.: Taking Medical Care to the Homeless

Greg Morris realized early that to provide needed medical care to homeless individuals, he would have to go to them. That was 25 years...
Jansen Howard

Jansen Howard: Connecting Care for the Homeless

Jansen Howard understands homelessness and addiction firsthand. After breaking free of alcoholism and four years of her own homelessness, Jansen now works with the...
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