David Bergeland/Durango Herald
The professional cyclists weren’t the only athletes with professional athletic experiences in their background Monday in Durango. A few local athletic dignitaries took the time to pose before the Grand Depart of Colorado’s second annual stage race. Back row from left: Cathy Hearn, Andy Corra, Kent Ford, Dennis O’Brien, Pat Lyman, Ron Yeager, Greg Lyman, Diane Legner, Allen Small, Dolph Kuss, Mike Elliott and Ben Nighthorse Campbell. Front row from left: David Hagen, Chris Thorpe, Gary Colliander, Lanny Barnes, Elva Martinez Dryer, Amber Blake, Tracy Barnes, Walt Axthelm and Elaine Youngs.