Archive for May, 2012
There are many reasons why Denver is touted as having the best football fans in the west. Below are ten of the most obvious:
1. The Broncos are dedicated to giving the fans an exciting game and winning season.
2. Colorado State University (CSU) encourages fans to come out to spring training and gives fans a great show, even during practice.
3. More fans show up to Denver games wearing team sportswear and colors than in other cities.
4. Everyone loves him, but it is the Denver fans that have Peyton Manning.
Whitewater kayakers and boaters get their fill of fun and rapids at Denver’s whitewater park and course, designed in the 1970s by the McLaughlin water design group. If you want fun and excitement in near urban environment, head over to the mile high city and have some whitewater action.
Stay within an urban area and get all the whitewater hijinx you can possibly want. Hit the rapids, test your skills then head out to the city for food, for urban style.
Stay green. Using one of the designed Read the rest of this entry »
Colorado is a hotbed of sports activity. It has a young energetic base of residents who enjoy sports of every description. Baseball, football, hockey and basketball are considered the Big 4in most parts of the country. Colorado has them all with the Denver Broncos of the NFL, the Colorado Avalanche NHL team, MLB’s Colorado Rockies and the Nuggets of basketball fame; not bad for a city of this size.
Some say that the fresh mountain air invigorates the fans. Others claim that Read the rest of this entry »
People who watch sports often hear about how the high-altitude of Colorado affects sports and sports performance. Some athletes actually go to Colorado in the off-season to train in hopes of reaping some of the benefits of high-altitude training.
One way that playing sports in high-altitude affects the game is endurance. Players who are not accustomed to playing under such conditions can have some endurance issues. The home team will usually have the advantage because they are used to the conditions.
Baseball is affected by play in Colorado. When the ball is Read the rest of this entry »
The Denver Nuggets have been a solid force throughout the course of the post-Carmelo Anthony era, and they will be making the playoffs this year. There are several reasons for this, starting of course with their high-powered offense. All year long, the Nuggets have been near or at the top of the charts with regards to points per game and offensive efficiency. Secondly, not only are they scoring more points than most teams out there, they’re also shooting the ball well, living in the high forties in Read the rest of this entry »