Sports Warren Stairs, of Parker, competes in the bareback riding competition during the Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo Series season opener rodeo at the Brent Romick Rodeo Arena. Steamboat Springs Middle School sixth grader Tyler Johnson climbs a rock face in Butcherknife Canyon during science teacher Matt Tredway’s class. Tyler, who lost both his feet to meningitis in June 2008, said this was his first time climbing the rock with his prosthetic legs. Steamboat Springs 9-year-old Katherine Karnick crashes during the Winter Carnival Street Events skijoring competition. She was being pulled by North Routt rancher Guy Urie. Freestyle skier Reed Snyderman does a cork 1080 while competing in the dual moguls U.S. Freestyle Ski Team moguls selection competition at the Steamboat Ski Area. Illinois’ Luther Head fends off Michigan State’s Jason Andreas during the second half. Steamboat Springs High School senior Carter Kounovsky is fouled by Glenwood Springs High School junior Kenny Dardynski. Kounovsky went on to score a penalty shot. Walter Young, junior wide receiver, jumps for a pass in the end zone at Memorial Stadium. Illinois’ 2001 senior captains Kurt Kitner(15), Brandon Moore(96), Luke Butkus(71), and Bobby Jackson(2) walk on to the field for the season opener at UC-Berkeley. Illinois would finish the season with a record of 10-1 as Big Ten Champions and would complete in the Nokia Sugar Bowl.