Wes Shoen, an active outdoorsman from Littleton, was running one month after undergoing surgery on a herniated disc. Doctors used the high-tech Mazor Mazor Robotics Renaissance machine at Parker Adventist Hospital, the only medical center in the Rocky Mountain region with the device. The minimally-invasive surgery is more accurate and cuts recovery time in half. Photo by Chris Michlewicz
Corey McNellis was a two-time Colorado wrestling champion at Ponderosa. His older brother Chris was the Mustangs' first-ever state champ.