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Your Ski Helmet Won't Last Forever

Your Ski Helmet Won’t Last Forever

Head, noggin, skull, cranium. No matter what you call it, the part of your anatomy that protects your brain is worth protecting. We’re happy to say that most skiers these...

Atomic Skis at Christy Sports

Brand Story: Atomic

Atomic is an Austrian company that has been manufacturing skis, and manufacturing them well, for over 50 years. Since Atomic only makes skis and not snowboards, the brand can truly...

Ski Pants for Tall People

Snow Pants for Tall People (and not so tall people)

Ski pants, like any clothing, are not a one-size-fits-all deal. You are especially familiar with this truth if you are a taller-than-average or shorter-then-average human who enjoys hitting the slopes....

Love at First Shred- How Skiing & Boarding Strengthens Relationships

Love at First Shred- How Skiing & Boarding Strengthens Relationships

No matter your level or whether you choose skis or a board, shredding some pow may just be the spark that ignites a flame. Just ask Christy Sport’s marketing manager...

Ski gear for variable weather.

Suiting up for the Slopes-Ski Gear for Variable Weather

In Colorado, the weather can change at the drop of a beanie, so getting dressed in the morning can be a shot in the dark. This especially rings true when...

Tecnica Ski Boots

Christy Sports & Tecnica Believe in Comfortable Ski Boots

You skis boots should never ruin your day out on the slopes. Did you know many common complaints about ski boots can be remedied by knowledge of the proper way...

Christy Sports and HEAD Skis

Brand Story: HEAD Skis

HEAD is a brand that reinvented skiing as we know it in the 50’s when they added metal laminates to their skis, a design that changed the market moving forward....

Learn to Ski and Ride Month

We Were All New Once- Learn to Ski or Ride This Month in Colorado!

Here at Christy Sports we celebrate skiing and riding every month of the year. (yes, even in the heat of summer) But come January, we celebrate a little extra for...

5 Steps to Boot Fitting with Christy Sports

5 Steps to Ski Boot Fitting

A great boot fitting is essential for skiing throughout the winter season. Being warm and comfortable on the slopes will allow you to enjoy your sport longer, perform better, and improve...

Try something new in the New Year.

Try Something New in the New Year

We’re probably used to New Year’s Resolutions that look something like this: buy a gym membership, (and use it) save more money, watch less TV, etc. What about taking a...

Night skiing in Keystone.

Keep Your Epic Day Going with Night Skiing in Keystone

We’ve all enjoyed an epic powder day on the slopes skiing or riding while wishing the day would never end. The ski lifts closing is the biggest bummer of the...

Tips to prepare for backcountry skiing from Christy Sports.

Preparing for Backcountry Skiing and Boarding

The term “Know Before You Go” applies to a lot of things: Your first backpacking trip. The first time you travel with your significant other. But it might not ever...