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Christy Sports opens West Vail bike shop in former Sports Authority space

Thursday, May 25, 2017 Vail Daily Daily Staff Report VAIL — Colorado-based Christy Sports has opened a full-service bike shop in West Vail. The store provides complete bicycle retail, rental and repair services, as well as a full range of clothing, helmets and accessories. Christy Sports took over the 15,000-square-foot space last fall from Sports … Continue reading Christy Sports opens West Vail bike shop in former Sports Authority space

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Christy Sports reopens Vail Village Shop

Friday, December 16, 2016 Vail Daily Daily Staff Report VAIL — Christy Sports has reopened its Vail Village location after an extensive remodel over the last several months. Located in the heart of Vail Village and just steps from Gondola One, the newly remodeled space has been enhanced to improve the shopping experience. Additional windows … Continue reading Christy Sports reopens Vail Village Shop

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Lions Club to offer pictures with Santa on Sunday

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 Steamboat Today Steamboat Briefs The Steamboat Springs Ski Town Lions Club will offer pictures with Santa from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4 at the club’s Christmas tree location at Christy Sports in Central Park Plaza. The Lions Club will be offering pictures with Santa for free as a part … Continue reading Lions Club to offer pictures with Santa on Sunday

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Christy Sports open in West Vail

November 23, 2016 Vail Daily By Scott Miller VAIL — Vacant retail space in Vail is usually rented pretty quickly. In West Vail, Christy Sports now occupies the spot that until recently was home to a Sports Authority store. That store, on the west end of the West Vail Mall, closed down in the summer … Continue reading Christy Sports open in West Vail

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Three stores open in new homes at The Square

Published May 4, 2016 The Coloradoan By Pat Ferrier Three tenants at The Square, 3500 S. College Ave., are settling in to new stores. Two — Brown’s Shoe Fit Co. and The Sleep Store — have moved within the Midtown Fort Collins shopping center during its multimillion-dollar makeover, while Christy Sports moved Friday from its … Continue reading Three stores open in new homes at The Square

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Christy Sports heads from Foothills to The Square

  Published on December 24, 2015 The Coloradoan Pat Ferrier “If we make a move we really like to stay within the area we chose to begin with,” said Dennis Meeker, Front Range area manager for Christy Sports. “We have a lot of support from the community already and that shopping center has a nice … Continue reading Christy Sports heads from Foothills to The Square

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Navigator Awards: Giving back to build a community

  Steamboat Today Oct. 31, 2015 By Matt Stensland Bob Dapper cowboys up Steamboat Springs — For those who were not in Steamboat Springs in the early 1970s, it is worth having a conversation with Bob Dapper, this year’s Business Person of the Year. Originally from the Northeastern United States, Dapper was a ski racer who … Continue reading Navigator Awards: Giving back to build a community

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The Great Outdoors

Today’s high-tech, low maintenance-free materials make it easier than ever to furnish your outdoor living spaces

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Christy Sports now sells Big Agnes camping, outdoor gear

Christy Sports has announced the launch of Big Agnes’ camping department in the newly remodeled store in Avon.

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Christy Sports to close two locations, open Littleton megastore

Christy Sports will open a new 34,000-square-foot superstore in Littleton this fall that’s about twice the size of the Lakewood-based chain’s biggest location.

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Snow Sports' 'Smallest Big Store'

Former mom-and-pop Christy Sports going strong at 56

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How I Upgraded my Skiing at Christy Sports Demo Day at Loveland

Some time ago, I stopped buying new ski gear. It wasn’t a money issue; like most of the readers of this blog I know that skiers and snowboarders can visit early season events like Christy Sports’ Powder Daze and get fully equipped at a reasonable price.

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Vail, the Thrifty Way

Right as the words were coming out of my mouth, I knew how absurd they sounded.

“So where do you go to eat in Vail that’s reasonable?” I asked the bartender.

Her expression went blank. “Well, I usually don’t eat in Vail,” she said.

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Best of the Boat: Powder Tools wins best snowboard shop

For years, PowderTools has taken pride in being a one-stop shop for snowboarders, now it can take pride in being voted Steamboat's top snowboard shop by readers.

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Retailing Outside the Box

Christy Sports’ new flagship store was designed with customers and the brand in mind

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Powder Daze Winter Sports Sale Starts at 7AM Today

Published in The Steamboat Pilot on 8/22/14 Christy Sports announced in a news release that the Powder Daze ski and snowboard sale event will begin at 7 AM today in the Meadows Parking Lot. The Powder Daze event provides locals with up to 70 percent off of gear and apparel. This year’s Powder Daze Tent … Continue reading Powder Daze Winter Sports Sale Starts at 7AM Today

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Arch11 Designs Innovative Indoor-Outdoor Retail Architecture Renovation of Boulder Christy Sports Flagship Store

In a nod to summer, landmark outdoor gear retailer Christy Sports brings an afternoon-back-deck-with-friends ambiance to its flagship store in Boulder, Colo., courtesy of an architectural renovation by award-winning Denver/Boulder architectural firm Arch11.

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Projects transforming town of Avon’s core

AVON — Mike Brumbaugh has owned Venture Sports in Avon for nearly a quarter-century. For virtually all of that time, he’s hoped to see the town become an easier, friendlier place for pedestrians and cyclists. It looks like he’ll see a number of those changes this year.

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Thank You!

Vail Daily 1/19/14 Shaw Regional Cancer Center would like to thank K2, link K2 Alliance, and Christy Sports for hosting a fantastic International Women”s Ski Day in December on Beaver Creek Mountain! Members of the Shaw team were honored to ski with members of the casino online K2 Women”s ski team.  And the day ended with a grand … Continue reading Thank You!

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Ruby Hill Rail Yard opens in Denver on warm winter day

Denver was 55 degrees and dry, but skiers and snowboarders shredded down snow on an urban hillside Saturday at the opening day of Ruby Hill Rail Yard.

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Good snowfall boosts early-season results at Colorado ski resorts

Colorado’s ski season is off to a strong start, with the largest group of resorts reporting a 22 percent increase in skier visits through the end of December.

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Breckenridge rental shop Lone Star Sports passes torch to Christy Sports

After 37 years of providing the Breckenridge community with ski and snowboard rentals and repairs, the Abernathy family is closing their ski shop location.

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Getting Geared Up For A Ski Vacation Has Never Been Easier

Use the Christy Sports Rental Network to simplify your next ski vacation.

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Make Sure You Have Happy Feet

Proper Boot Fitting Ensures Happy Feet

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Revolutionary Rental Delivery Service Celebrates Anniversary

Door 2 Door (D2D) by Christy Sports is celebrating its 10 year anniversary this season.

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Christy Sports Offers the World’s Largest Network of Ski and Snowboard Rentals

Christy Sports, a premier ski and snowboard specialist in the Rocky Mountain region continues to expand its worldwide presence.

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Christy Teams with Skiset

Christy Sports teams with Skiset

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Christy Sports Puts Powder Daze Ski Sale Online

Christy Sports, a ski and snowboard retailer in Colorado and Utah, today announced new details and plans for its annual Powder Daze Ski and Snowboard Sales Event including a new location and dates.

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Want A Nice Patio To Relax On This Summer?

Dawn from Christy Sports gives valuable tips on how to make your patio great!

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Christy Sports launches ski rental network for coast-to-coast equipment needs

Christy Sports, one of the largest ski and snowboard retailers in the Rocky Mountain region, today launched the Christy Sports Rental Network. The company has created a national network of affiliate ski rental shops that will make up a massive resource for booking ski and snowboard rentals and demo packages.

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Skiers and Snowboarders to Find Great Deals at Christy Sports’ Powder Daze Beginning Labor Day Weekend

Powder Daze Event to Run Sept. 3-12 and Will Include Up to 75 Percent Off All Merchandise; Exclusive Deals on Ski Passes Including a Free Day of Skiing

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Christy Sports Expands Door-to-Door Delivery Beyond Rentals

Christy Sports, which operates more than 40 stores in Colorado and Utah, said it has expanded its ski and snowboard rental delivery service, Door 2 Door (D2D), to include retail purchases.

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