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When Jrace Rider sat down alongside colleague Brooke Girlando following their brief presentation Monday, the piece of paper in Rider’s hand was littered with scribbles -— each of them a suggestion or contact that came from the audience about how the Boys and Girls Club of the Pikes Peak...
The benefits of athletic competition go far beyond a trim waistline. Many who compete, including those who do so at the highest level, say it has made them more complete human beings. The Colorado Springs Business Journal and Team Principal will explore how sports and life overlap at its Power...
Chris Clark is looking for company. The co-founder of fusesport, a Colorado Springs-based software solution company that caters to major sports events and federations, is making use of extra space at the company’s downtown headquarters on Pikes Peak Avenue. Last month, Clark launched fusespace, a co-working enterprise meant to attract entrepreneurs...
The U.S. Olympic Museum has been elected to the Olympic Museums Network (OMN), receiving the designation Sept. 25 at the Olympic Museums Network (OMN) 10th General Assembly in Richmond, B.C., Canada. “The U.S. Olympic Museum is honored to be a recognized member of the Olympic Museums Network,” U.S. Olympic Museum...
The United States Olympic Committee board of directors voted this month to extend the contract of USOC CEO Scott Blackmun through June 30, 2021. The extension includes an option for four additional years with board approval in 2020. “In his five-plus years as CEO, Scott has done an extraordinary job of...
Soccer players and fans will soon have a $3.6 million, 48,000-square-foot indoor soccer facility, which is expected to open in December. Soccer Haus will be located on 2.6 acres at 4845 List Dr., on the city’s Westside. On two indoor fields, the facility will house soccer and flag football leagues...
USA Synchro, the national governing body for synchronized swimming in the United States, announced today that it will relocate the organization's headquarters from Indianapolis to Colorado Springs by the end of the year. “The USA Synchro board of directors made the decision to relocate after careful consideration based on current...
Johnny Walker was born on a rural ranch in Pueblo County, but was well aware of his neighbors, a force thousands strong, to the north. Walker’s family ranch borders Fort Carson, and he grew up in the presence of its soldiers. His respect for the military was ingrained during...
One year ago this weekend the Pikes Peak Hill Climb Experience opened at El Pomar’s Penrose Heritage Museum. The heritage museum originally opened in 1941, blocks from its newest iteration, which is located just across the street from The Broadmoor Hotel. It exhibits a variety of unusual transit modes, from...
The 22nd annual Mountain Metro Rides Bike to Work Day has been scheduled for 6:30-8:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 24. Registration is open and available online. The first 1,000 "participants will receive a commemorative pin that entitles them to discounts and deals around town," according to a news release by Mountain Metropolitan...
Craig Ochs never met Scott Hall, but the two shared a passion — sports and their impact on area youth. Hall was a Colorado Springs resident, a married father of three and an active youth sports coach. He died unexpectedly of cancer in October 2012. Ochs carries on Hall’s legacy...
Dave Burgess is a Michigan native who made his way to Colorado Springs via stops in Chicago and New York. A former high school and collegiate swimmer, Burgess drifted from his athletic passions while pursuing a career in information technology. He said it took a decade to decide that, if...