Catchin’ some air time

“This is what I do for fun,” says Brandon Schmit, who traveled from Fort Collins to participate in the Big Air competition Saturday at the 10th annual Ski Bike Festival at Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort. Event coordinator Roy Meiworm said it’s “the largest ski bike event in North America.” About 100 competitors participated in Saturday’s events. Enlarge photo

LUCAS HESS/Durango Herald

“This is what I do for fun,” says Brandon Schmit, who traveled from Fort Collins to participate in the Big Air competition Saturday at the 10th annual Ski Bike Festival at Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort. Event coordinator Roy Meiworm said it’s “the largest ski bike event in North America.” About 100 competitors participated in Saturday’s events.