Fitness/Outdoor Recreation

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.

Italian outdoors brand to pitch tent in Golden

CAMP, which sells rock climbing, ice climbing and mountaineering equipment (such as harnesses and helmets), has outgrown its current digs in Broomfield

Mobile bike shop lands in Denver

Two bike mechanics opened mobile bike shop Beeline Bikes last week, giving the San Carlos, California-based company its first Colorado outpost. The duo runs its franchise out of two vans decked out with everything they need to bring a repair garage to the client.

A look at this year’s SIA Snow Show

The Snowsports Industry America’s Snow Show kicked off its annual convention yesterday in Denver, with 336,710 square feet with 550 exhibitors — including 174 new arrivals — showcasing over 1,000 brands in 3,000 booths.