As the Official Artist for the Boulder Sports Hall of Fame Carrie Diaz, is commissioned to paint the sports hall of fame inductees  most memorable sports moment.

Boulder Colorado is recognized as a mecca for endurance sports, the City of Boulder honors one of the greatest athletes who have enriched the local community by living and training here.  By celebrating sports heroes who have called Boulder home, the Boulder Sports Hall of Fame encourages athletes from around the works to visit Boulder for a season or a lifetime, and join a try tradition of excellence.

Inaugural Class of 2011 - Paintings

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David Scott

"The Man"

Through his remarkable six wins at the Ironman Triathlon World Championships in Hawaii and a subsequent World Record at the distance, Dave shaped the very sport of Triathlon, and is now known as “The Man” - the first legend of the sport.

Davis Phinney

Professional Road Bicycle Racer

The first American to win a stage of the Tour de France  while riding for American-based 7-Eleven.  Davis was a sprinter, who, over the course of his 20 year career, won more cycling races than anyone in American history. In addition,  Davis won an Olympic Bronze Medal in 1984 and the famed Coors Classic four years later.

Connie Carpenter Phinney

American Racing Cyclist and Speed Skater

Connie’s athletic career was capped off by an Olympic Gold Medal in the 1984 cycling road race, though she began her remarkable athletic career as a rower, then a 1,500 m speed-skater who finished a remarkable 7th in the 1972 Olympics while only 14 years old.

Frank Shorter

Olympic Marathoner

Credited with igniting the running boom in America by winning the 1972 Olympic Marathon, Frank won Silver in the 1976 Olympics, and throughout his storied career, he won virtually every long-distance championship there is.. A long-time resident of Boulder, Colorado, Shorter co-founded the Bolder Boulder in 1979.

Layton Kor

Greatest American Rock Climber

Regarded as one of the greatest American rock climbers of all time, Layton is a true icon in the climbing world.  Layton was active in the 1960’s, traversing the world with his first ascents.  His climbs include Eldorado Canyon, Longs Peak and Yosemite National Park.