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Denver native Claudia Carbone began a career in journalism in 1984 when she was hired as the first ski columnist for the Villager Newspaper in Englewood, Colo. Now she is widely published in publications as The Denver Post, Villager Newspaper, Colorado Expression Magazine, Colorado Parent Magazine, Architecture & Design, MTN Town Magazine, Denver Hotel Magazine, About Town Magazines, London Sunday Telegraph’s website Hotelegraph and GoWorldTravel.com where she also writes a blog called Sleepin Around. She’s the former editor of Out of Denver, a lifestyle magazine for the south suburbs of Denver for which she wrote a column on mountain activities.
Claudia became the subject of journalists after publication of her groundbreaking book WomenSki, appearing on The Today Show, NBC Nightly News and scores of other media. A crusader and consultant for women’s ski equipment and ski clinics, her writing focus is to encourage women by redefining skiing and campaigning for changes in equipment and instruction. Claudia served as national spokeswoman for the first National Women’s Ski & Snowboard Week in 1996 and is a founder of Snow Sports Association for Women. Claudia served as president of North American Snowsports Journalists Association from 2002-2004. She also is a member of the Society of American Travel Writers and North American Travel Journalists Association. Awards: NASJA — Excellence in ski writing,1991 and 2005; Colorado Ski Country USA — Freelancer of the Year, 1991; WestWord Magazine – Best Ski Book for Women, 1995; CSCUSA’s Lowell Thomas Award – Outstanding Achievement, 1995 and Best Broadcasting, 1999; Denver Women’s Press Club – Second place, non-fiction feature article, 2008 and 2015.