Morgan Pearson hold up his medal.

Staying Positive: Q&A with Olympic Triathlete Morgan Pearson

July 23, 2021

Morgan Pearson (Econ, Math’16) reflects on his athletic background and his dreams of being the best on earth.

Val Constien jumps a hurdle.

Steeplechaser Val Constien Is Headed to Tokyo

July 19, 2021

Val Constien (EnvEngr'19) reflects on the benefits of working full-time while training for the Olympics and the importance of happiness for success.

Joe Klecker headshot.

Q&A with CU Runner and Olympian Joe Klecker

July 15, 2021

Joe Klecker (Biochem'20) reflects on his favorite Boulder trail, where he finds motivation.

Jake Riley runs as the sun sets.

No More Next Times: Q&A with Olympic Marathoner Jake Riley

July 14, 2021

Alum Jake Riley reflects on his earliest wins, the importance of balance and the motivation of self-improvement.

Kara Goucher runs in a race.

From Running to Reporting: Q&A with Kara Goucher

July 14, 2021

Kara Goucher (Psych'01) discusses her favorite Boulder trail, how her racing career informs her reporting and the importance of believing in one’s own abilities.

Ceal Barry

CU Boulder's Olympic Games Legacy

July 2, 2021

Since 1948, the CU Boulder has produced over 90 Olympic athletes who have competed in events across the globe.

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10 Things to Know About Chip the Buffalo, CU’s Mascot

June 15, 2021

CU’s buffalo character mascot, dances, jokes and even brings along his family members to join the fun. Here are 10 fun facts about Chip the Buffalo, the life of every CU campus party.

CU Boulder fan wearing a Buffs shirt in front of the Alamo

A Look at the Alamo Bowl

March 18, 2021

Though many Forever Buffs had to watch the game from afar, they still found creative ways to cheer for their team at the 2020 Valero Alamo Bowl in San Antonio, Texas.

Jaylyn Sherrod holding basketball

Sports Q&A: Will Over Skill

March 18, 2021

Sophomore Jaylyn Sherrod (Soc’23) is CU women’s basketball’s first–ever player from Alabama. Named CU’s Most Improved player and selected for the Pac-12 All-Freshman Team, the 5'7" Birmingham native reflects on leading as a point guard, choosing the Buffs and communicating on and off the court.

soccer goalie J.J. Tompkins celebrates on the soccer field with gold streamers around her

The Double

March 18, 2021

J.J. Tompkins is CU soccer’s all-time leader in wins. Now, the goalkeeper plays professionally in Norway. Goalkeeper J.J. Tompkins (Psych’19) is CU soccer’s all-time leader in wins with 49 total. Her standout performance, however, came in defeat Nov. 22, 2019, as she made several highlight-reel saves when North Carolina eliminated...

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