Colorado is the mountain sports capital of the world. The best athletes in the world either live here or come here to compete in extreme sports at high altitude. There’s winter snow sports like skiing and snowboarding, fat biking, ice climbing, snowshoeing and mountaineering. There’s summer mountain sports like mountain biking, kayaking, rock climbing, road biking, marathons, trail running and more. Many of these competitions aren’t just open to pros. Amateurs are often welcome to join the competitions. You can see this week's Colorado mountain sports events below or see all mountain sports events coming up in Colorado here.