• Rahlves not letting dislocated hip stop him

    Rahlves not letting dislocated hip stop him

    By Matthew Piper, USSA NORDEN — Casey Puckett (Aspen, CO) and Daron Rahlves (Sugar Bowl, CA) have had to fast track their recoveries from recent injuries, but their performances training in Rahlves’ hometown have bolstered their coach’s opinion that the pair should contend for medals. “Daron and Casey have surpassed my expectations in many ways,” […]

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  • Lake Tahoe ski report, Feb. 16

    Lake Tahoe ski report, Feb. 16

    Sun, sun and more sun is today’s forecast. Here is the ski report from Curtis Fong, the Guy from Tahoe.

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  • Squaw’s tram face to open for competition

    Squaw’s tram face to open for competition

    The world’s best skiers and snowboarders are battling it out again for the Freeride World Tour Championship title at four of the world’s most prestigious ski resorts. It all starts on the Russian slopes of Sochi, followed closely by the next stage in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France. The Tour then journeys to Squaw Valley for the only […]

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  • Holland just misses medal in snowboarder cross

    Holland just misses medal in snowboarder cross

    By USA Today Seth Wescott of Sugarloaf, Maine, won the men’s snowboard cross final today to give the USA its second gold medal of the Vancouver Games. Wescott was the defending champion in the event, having won gold in 2006 in Torino. Nate Holland of Squaw Valley was the other American to advance to the […]

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  • Miller 3rd in downhill; Squaw’s Sullivan falls

    Miller 3rd in downhill; Squaw’s Sullivan falls

    By USOC Bode Miller (Franconia, N.H.) won the bronze medal in men’s downhill skiing at Whistler Creekside Monday afternoon. He got down the hill in a time of 1:54.40, a mere 0.09 behind gold medalist Didier Defago of Switzerland, who posted a 1:54.31. Miller was just 0.02 seconds away from the silver medal, which went […]

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  • Lake Tahoe ski report, Feb. 15

    Lake Tahoe ski report, Feb. 15

    The men’s downhill will finally be raced today at the Olympics — so get some runs in before finding the nearest TV. Oh, and it’s Presidents’ Day. Here is the ski report from Curtis Fong, the Guy from Tahoe.

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  • Whistler-Blackcomb defines big-mountain skiing

    Whistler-Blackcomb defines big-mountain skiing

    By Susan Wood WHISTLER, British Columbia –The stiffest competition for Lake Tahoe athletes and others showing their stuff at the 2010 Winter Games may not be with each other. It may be sharing the spotlight with the mountain, or mountains. As the largest ski area in North America, Whistler Blackcomb located in Canada’s Coastal Mountain […]

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  • USFS may keep gates to recreation areas open longer

    USFS may keep gates to recreation areas open longer

    Updated Feb. 15 7:35am with link to USFS site. The U.S. Forest Service is seeking public comments on a proposal to modify road gate opening and closure dates to 20 recreation areas within the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit. The open and close dates are displayed within the Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) that the […]

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  • Lake Tahoe ski report, Feb. 14

    Lake Tahoe ski report, Feb. 14

    Happy Valentine’s Day! Go find some love on those slopes at Lake Tahoe. Here is the ski report from Curtis Fong, the Guy from Tahoe.

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  • 4-day telemark, freeride fest at Alpine

    4-day telemark, freeride fest at Alpine

    The Second Annual Telemark Ski and Freeride Festival at Alpine Meadows Ski Resort, presented by Tough Guy Productions, is Feb. 18-22. This four-day event will showcase snow safety courses, parties and big mountain ski competitions. Join in the action at the Keyhole Classic Feb. 19, when some of the best competitors will rip down Keyhole […]

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