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.

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Kellee O’Brien: Giving Mental Illness a Voice

At 18, Kellee O’Brien was living in her car and self-medicating an illness that had yet to be identified. Eventually, she was diagnosed with...
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How to Summit Snowy 14ers This Summer

Colorado weather usually flips like a switch from winter to summer. But last winter’s record-breaking snow has meant snowy conditions are likely to stay...
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Gear We Like for a Winter Hike

Shorter days and snowy weather doesn't mean the end of outdoor fun in Colorado Springs. With the right gear, you can still enjoy winter...
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Striking Mueller’s Daytrip Gold

The Donut Mill Start with a sugar rush on your way through Woodland Park. Everything is large at this local institution. The biscuits and gravy...
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4 Ways to Play at the AFA

For a non-service member, I’ve spent an unusual amount of time on the U.S. Air Force Academy. It comes from growing up in Colorado...
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Climb for Courage: Climbing for the Kids

On June 23, adrenaline junkies can turn their endorphin rush into building blocks of the new Children’s Hospital Colorado, Colorado Springs by racing up...
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A Good Time for Taos

Taos is the end of many roads,” says Steven Rose, director of hospitality of The Blake at Taos Ski Valley. The famous Southwestern outpost...
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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...
COVID-19 skiing at A-Basin earlier this Spring. Ski pass deals are in the works for next season, even with pandemic uncertainties.

Colorado Ski Pass Deals and Pandemic Guarantees

What will the ski season look like this year? Will there even be a ski season? As with everything during the COVID-19 pandemic, uncertainty...
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CC vs. AFA Hockey Raises the Stakes

When you’re talking about Air Force vs. Colorado College hockey, it helps to keep an historic perspective. A rivalry has developed in the last decade,...
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