Summer may not be the time of year that immediately comes to mind when you think about buying presents for loved ones, but between Mother’s Day, graduations, weddings and birthdays, let’s not overlook the warmer months as a gift-giving season.
Fortunately for casual riders like myself, there are many less intense options for cyclists. Modern cyclists can now design every component of a bike to set up the perfect fit, regardless of skill set. Better yet, riders living in much of Colorado have the added benefit of one of the best cycling locals in the world.
I knew I was in a high intensity environment, I knew I was stressed, but I never realized how that was impacting students around me. Now 10(ish) years after I graduated high school, I’m realizing students today are under even more pressure.
The complex world of dog competitions is so much more than a dog jumping through a hoop or getting paraded around on a diamond leash. The talented owners of Colorado’s finest dogs work hard to train them for sports that test their agility skills, hunting abilities, obedience, and much more.
Those are the winter Olympians, and yes, Colorado is chock full of them, but the Centennial State shows out in above-average numbers every fourth summer as well. The Paralympics also see high numbers of Colorado athletes, with 13 out of the 227 overall in 2012 coming from Colorado, the second highest overall.