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Staying in Shape for Ski Season

How to Stay in Shred-Shape During the Off-Season

When the flakes fly, nobody wants to hit their first run of the ski season huffing and puffing. That’s a quick way to lose cool points, man. But when the...

Why We Love Spring Skiing

Why We Love Spring Skiing

We’ve experienced quite the year for epic amounts of powder, so hitting the slopes right now might not even feel like it can be classified as “spring skiing.” But, alas,...

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...

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...

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...