Tag Archives: skiing

Tahoe’s Maddie Bowman fails to defend Olympic freestyle crown

There were no tears of joy this time. Maddie Bowman of South Lake Tahoe crashed three consecutive times and could not repeat as women’s Olympic freestyle skiing gold-medal champion. No matter what Bowman did, she just couldn’t pull off her final trick in the halfpipe, a right-side 900. On the last of three attempts Tuesday at...
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Kirkwood Mountain ski resort gets 10 inches of snow

Snow accumulation has been rare lately, but Lake Tahoe ski resorts got a little more than expected from a storm that arrived Sunday evening. Many Lake Tahoe ski resorts awoke Monday morning to find a substantial amount of snow on the mountain. Among the resorts to receive a significant amount was Kirkwood Mountain, which had 10...
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Kid-O-Rama begins Feb. 17 at Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows

Kids will be the focus of some fun for the next week at the Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows Kid-O-Rama . The ninth annual Kid-O-Rama festival returns to Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows starting Saturday, Feb, 17 and continues through Feb. 24. This kid-focused, family fun event features live music, complimentary treats, a daily game and craft...
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Olympic commentary: Jamie Anderson overcame severe conditions to capture gold

Conditions were so treacherous that many women were enraged that the slopestyle snowboarding event wasn’t canceled Monday at the PyeongChang Olympics.

But once the decision was made, U.S. snowboarder Jamie Anderson wasn’t among the dissenters. Anderson simply gritted her teeth, took some deep breaths, and did what she always does – remain calm and focused despite...
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Eight Tahoe skiers, riders at PyeongChang Olympics

There are eight Lake Tahoe area skiers and snowboarders who are among the possible medal winners at the PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games. [caption id="attachment_7764" align="alignright" width="300"] Lake Tahoe area products Maddie Bowman and David Wise celebrate their gold medal efforts at the Sochi Olympics in 2014.[/caption] Among the participants at...
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Silver Belt Series at Sugar Bowl starts Feb. 10

The second annual Silver Belt Series at Sugar Bowl ski resort began Saturday and will continue with an event later this month and conclude in early April. [caption id="attachment_7754" align="alignright" width="300"] The Silver Belt Series kicked off Saturday, Feb. 10 with “D Money’s Dozen.” It will be followed up by...
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Sugar Bowl ski resort introduces uphill ski series

Sugar Bowl ski resort has an answer for skiers looking to take part in a major workout on the slopes. One of the only resorts in the Lake Tahoe region that allows uphill skier traffic, Sugar Bowl has introduced a new event series designed to expose newcomers to uphill ski travel and the resort’s accessible...
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Sierra-at-Tahoe extends privileges to other resort passholders

Skiing at Sierra-at-Tahoe just got a little better, thanks to an agreement with several other Northern California ski resorts. Sierra-at-Tahoe is offering free skiing to passholders of neighboring resorts with its new “Have One On Us” program. Passholders from Dodge Ridge Ski Area and China Peak Mountain Resort will be granted one day of free skiing at...
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Diamond Peak ski resort opens new terrain park

Diamond Peak ski resort recently opened its new terrain park that features a gorgeous view of Lake Tahoe. After receiving 14 inches of fresh snow and extensive snowmaking efforts, Diamond Peak Ski Resort opened nine more trails and unveiled the Lakeview Terrain Park that has six features. [caption id="attachment_7733" align="alignright" width="300"] Read more

Diamond Peak will feature Warren Miller films

Diamond Peak ski resort in Lake Tahoe will be holding a Retro Ski Film series that honors Warren Miller. A famed ski filmmaker, Miller passed away last week. The seven-week film series begins Feb. 15 and features five of Miller’s entertaining and amazing ski films. The family-friendly film series is every Thursday evening through March 29. [caption...
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