Tweet all about it: Racing to tweet

Staff report
The Aspen Times
Aspen, CO Colorado

ASPEN – Each week we pick out our favorite and not-so-favorite tweets (at least those that are printable) about Aspen and display them on Sunday.

Here’s what we found – in their unedited form – last week:

• “Heading to Aspen, CO in January to watch the winter X games!” – @Isaak Moore

• “Unfortunately no nice birthday for me 🙁 Crashed in the GS of Aspen and have a bad bruised arm now. Hoping for the SL tomorrow.” – @Maria Hofl-Riesch

• “Changing all love songs into songs about money because love can’t buy you a ski house in Aspen and money only leaves you when you want it to” – @Bails

• “I’ll tell ya where we’ll go. Where beautiful women instinctively flock like the salmon of Capistrano. #Aspen #DumbandDumber” – @Boomer Hermes

• “Got room for one more if you still wanna go to Aspen” – @Nick Myers

• “I thought Aspen was in Greece” – @Jessica Brunner

• “We are Penn State! Watching the game in Aspen.” – @John Shaffer

• “I learned to ski in the Rockies #Aspen #iwas7” – @nathan mitseff

• “… Love it out there 🙂 RT @katrinachilders: Gondola ride to the top of Aspen Mountain. Breathtaking!!!” – @Arlene Martin

• “Watching my first ski race ever in Aspen today. Cheering for the women’s @usskiteam today! Yea girls!” – @Meg Olenick


Genstar’s Jean-Pierre Conte sued in Aspen by ex-girlfriend Hillary Thomas

The former girlfriend of Jean-Pierre Conte, the chairman and managing director of the private equity firm Genstar Capital, filed suit Thursday in Aspen claiming that Conte committed assault, battery, and violated the terms of a 2021 separation agreement. Hillary Thomas claims in her lawsuit that during her more than nine years with Conte, she helped parent his four children and her two children “whom they raised in a blended family.”

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