MISSOULA — The Winter Olympics got here and went in February, and this sports activities fan spent a sum whole of about an hour watching the motion.

It is a disgrace actually. Again once I was a child and there have been solely three stations to select from on our black-and-white tv, the Winter Olympics meant way more.

There was a time once I adopted males’s downhill snowboarding extra carefully as a result of guys like Franz Klammer had been racing. Plus, we had wildly well-liked determine skaters like Dorothy Hamill, and males’s hockey was a hoot to observe as

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Every local park and trail was flooded with newcomers in 2020. Trailhead parking was a nightmare, campsites were booked and established outdoor retailers struggled to meet demand. The latest Outdoor Participation Trends Report, courtesy of the Outdoor Foundation, verifies what we suspected: the outdoors were a place of refuge during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In its 14th year, the annual report examines the demographics of outdoor participants — defined as anyone who participated in an outdoor activity at least one time in the past

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