alpine skiing http://aspenpublicradio.org en Valley Roundup - July 25th, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/valley-roundup-july-25th-2014 <p>Welcome to Valley Roundup.&nbsp;</p><p>On today’s show we discuss the week’s top news stories in the valley with Carolyn Sackariason, Editor of the Aspen Daily News and Managing Editor Curtis Wackerle.</p><p>On this week’s show we discuss Aspen’s future as an international hub for skiing and mountaineering.</p><p>Also, some push back from developers over what’s next for the former Pan and Fork trailer park in Basalt and three men received fines this week for trying to illegally build a mountain bike trail.</p><p>This week, the Glenwood Post Independent ran a story in Spanish.&nbsp; Its not the first time and today we talk with Editor Randy Essex about what a bilingual news service looks like.</p><p>And on the Download with Rob St. Mary we consider "the selfie" - the most personal of art forms is not without its pitfalls. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:27:00 +0000 Roger Adams & Rob St. Mary 22121 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Valley Roundup - July 25th, 2014 Born Missing a Femur, Athlete Aims to Medal in Sochi http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/born-missing-femur-athlete-aims-medal-sochi <p></p><p>Alpine skier <a href="http://www.teamusa.org/Athletes/SC/Melanie-Schwartz">Melanie Schwartz</a> will race for Team USA at the Paralympics but, she’ll do it on just one leg. The part-time Aspen resident was born without a femur, but started skiing at a young age. This will be her second Paralympics, but her first competing for the United States. In 2010 she raced for Canada. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen has more.</p><p></p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen 15280 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Born Missing a Femur, Athlete Aims to Medal in Sochi