The Year in Pictures 2017: Victory

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This story originally appeared in Mile High Sports Magazine. Read the full digital edition.

The Denver Pioneers delivered their eighth national championship. Rocktober returned. Mikaela Shiffrin set a new standards on the slopes. The Eagles were crowned champs once again. Martin Truex Jr. drove his team to a title.

Athletes and teams across Colorado gave fans plenty to cheer about in 2017. These photos capture many of the great triumphs this year brought us.

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Vail’s Mikaela Shiffrin secured her first overall FIS World Cup title and the “Skieur d’Or” award, alpine skiing’s top honor.

Mar 18, 2017; Aspen, CO, USA; Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States during the women’s slalom alpine skiing race in the 2017 Audi FIS World Cup Finals at Aspen Mountain. Mandatory Credit: Michael Madrid-USA TODAY Sports
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