Local racer John O’Neill third US finisher at World Cup triathlon, 23rd overall

By John LaConte Quintana Roo, MEXICO — Local John O’Neill was the United States’ third-fastest racer at the Cozumel ITU Triathlon World Cup on Sunday.O’Neill finished 23rd overall in the race, which consisted of a 750 meter swim, 20k bike ride and 5k run. It was the Edwards resident’s best performance at a World Cup-level […]

Local racer third from US at World Cup triathlon in Mexico

By John LaConte Quintana Roo, MEXICO — Local John O’Neill was the United States’ third-fastest racer at the Cozumel ITU Triathlon World Cup on Sunday.O’Neill finished 23rd overall in the race, which consisted of a 750 meter swim, 20k bike ride and 5k run. It was the Edwards resident’s best performance at a World Cup-level […]

Weston Snowboards gaining momentum in niche of backcountry riding

By Edward Stoner MINTURN — Many avid snow sports enthusiasts may be unfamiliar with splitboarding, as it represents a newer branch of snow-related recreation. Stemming from snowboarders’ desire to easily access the backcountry, a splitboard takes a traditional snowboard and adds a unique binding system along with a split down the middle to transform into […]

Food pantry need increases in October

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — As autumn’s leaves change color and drop, the Vail Valley is a relatively quiet place. The exception to that quiet-time rule is found at the Vail Valley chapter of the Salvation Army.Because many seasonal employees aren’t working right now, there’s more demand at the Salvation Army’s food bank in […]