Monthly Archives: June 2013

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Aspen Ideas reflects Aspen Idea … and it’s for everyone

It’s festival season in Aspen—back-to-back events began last weekend with the Food & Wine Classic and continue with Aspen Summer Words, Jazz Aspen Snowmass’ June Festival, and the Aspen Ideas Festival, all before the Fourth of July. And while passes are sold out for the newest (and arguably most popular) of these events, there are still many ways you can participate in Aspen Ideas, a festival that’s firmly rooted in Walter Paepcke’s original Aspen Idea of nurturing body, mind, and spirit. Continue reading

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Are you heart aware? A note to local athletes

Local resident Scott Kasin was 41 when he had a heart attack, without any warning, during a cycling race in Kentucky. And his experience, the elite cyclist warns, should not be taken as some kind of anomaly.

While it’s long been thought that the more you exercise, the healthier you are, evidence is coming forward that extreme exercise may be bad for your heart. Continue reading

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‘Doubling down’ on summer in Snowmass

With a new position created for overseeing its non-ski business and a plan to continue to expand summer operations, the Aspen Skiing Co. is “doubling down on summer” in Snowmass, according to CEO Mike Kaplan. Continue reading

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