Fitness/Outdoor Recreation

SIMS snowboards gets new life

SIMS contracted Never Summer to make 675 boards for the 2015-16 season to test the market’s reception to new SIMS boards. The boards come in two models: the all-mountain Blade and the freestyle Juice, both priced at about $500.

Big Agnes’ new solar-powered tents feed lights, phones

A Steamboat Springs tent manufacturer thinks all that sun beating down on your tent during a rest day can be put to good use: charging your tent’s lights. Or a phone, if that’s how you camp.

Eyewear brand debuts sun-ready ski goggles

Combining protections against bright light, glare and fog, a local sports eyewear brand has rolled out a new model of ski goggles that changes hue based on sunlight.

CrossFit gym launching in Westminster

With corporate classes already under his belt, a CrossFit instructor is gearing up to launch his own gym next month in Westminster.

Ski resort slides into Chapter 11

A recently reopened ski area west of Evergreen has filed for bankruptcy to stave off a creditor’s push toward foreclosure.

Legal speedbump drives Living Airstream to change name

After finding himself in a legal battle with California-based Airstream Inc., Bill Ward is changing the name of his Denver-based Airstream trailer rental company from Living Airstream to Living Mobile.

SIA names Burton Snowboards vet as president

Nick Sargent, a 12-year industry veteran formerly of Burton Snowboards, has been appointed president of The SnowSports Industries America (SIA), one of the country’s largest winter sports trade groups and organizer of Denver’s annual SIA Snow Show.