<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Outdoors Today]]> <![CDATA[For paralympians, other dangerous ways to cheat]]> As the 2012 Paralympic Games begin in London this week, officials will be as concerned as ever about preventing and catching cheating among the athletes.]]> <![CDATA[Masterful ascent in Mexico]]> Renowned free-solo climber Alex Honnold has quietly bagged yet another astounded climb.]]> <![CDATA[British ultrarunner postpones Arctic trip due to warm conditions]]> Ultrarunner Tim Williamson has decided to postpone a solo run to the North Pole after he was warned that unusually warm temperatures have made ice unstable.]]> <![CDATA[Lance Armstrong hit with suit for sponsorship money]]> Disgraced cycling champion Lance Armstrong has been sued by the United States government, alleging that he defrauded the government by taking sponsorship money from the U.S. Postal Service while using performance-enhancing drugs.]]> <![CDATA[Want a safer Mt. Everest? Here's how.]]> Mountain climber Adrian Ballinger, who has summitted Mount Everest six times, says Everest needs to be fixed.]]> <![CDATA[In Beaver Creek, Ted Ligety unstoppable]]> American Ted Ligety keeps the wins coming the giant slalom. In fact, it's hardly even close.]]> <![CDATA[Canada to Russia: the Olympics have always been a bit gay]]> <![CDATA[Profanity-prone jogger fights ban from N.H. town]]> A jogger in Maine who's made a habit of crossing into New Hampshire, going for a run and swearing at strangers is fighting an attempt to ban him.]]> <![CDATA[Fight between European climbers, Sherpas reported on Mt. Everest]]> A group of three European climbers has reported a fight between themselves and a group of Sherpa guides on Mount Everest.]]> <![CDATA[Boulderite in the running for best job ever]]> Ryan Van Duzer hasn’t had a written resume in years. He’s made a living having adventures, making videos of them and giving inspirational talks about the approach to life that has him venturing off the beaten path on a daily basis.]]> <![CDATA[Pro Challenge starting line? We'll take it]]> Colorado’s favorite bike race is coming back to Boulder in 2014. USA Pro Cycling Challenge officials have announced a final stage for the race with a starting line in Boulder. ]]> <![CDATA[Olympic athletes first to face loosened marijauna testing]]> Athletes competing at the Olympics can now have nearly 10 times as much of it in their system and still pass drug tests.]]> <![CDATA[Third Yosemite camper dies of hantavirus]]> A third person has died of hantavirus after camping at Yosemite National Park in California between early June and mid-July this year.]]> <![CDATA[80-year-old Japanese climber to try for third Everest summit]]> An octogenarian Japanese man is planning a third summit of Mt. Everest, the tallest mountain in the world, hoping to retake a record for oldest hike to the summit.]]> <![CDATA[Sochi takes a bite out of Aspen X Games]]> Training schedules for the rapidly approaching Winter Olympic Games in Sochi,Russia kept several prominent Winter X Games stars away from the competition this past weekend in Aspen. ]]> <![CDATA[Wheels keep turning]]> Colorado based Shannon Galpin has been busy. Since her interview with the Boulder Weekly back in June of 2013, she has released her memoir Mountain to Mountain: The Journey of Adventure and Activism]]> <![CDATA[Annual BoCan eagle nesting closures announced ]]> To keep golden eagles happily in their nests this spring season, the Boulder Ranger District of Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests has temporarily closed some climbing areas in Boulder Canyon.]]> <![CDATA[Ski season on: A-Basin to open October 13]]> Arapahoe Basin Ski Area (A-Basin) has announced that it will open Sunday, Oct. 13, winning the race to open first — barring an eleventh-hour surprise from Copper Mountain or the dark horse, Wolf Creek.]]> <![CDATA[Ch-ch-changes: Adam Ondra discusses Norwegian 5.15c route]]> A cave in Norway holds the world's hardest climbing route, and Adam Ondra just sent it.]]> <![CDATA[Everest fight: Are Sherpas reaching their limit?]]> A recent fight between Nepalese Sherpas and three European climbers on the slopes of Mt. Everest grabbed headlines, but it's by no means an isolated incident, climbers familiar with the world's tallest peak say.]]>