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  • Truckee's Jay Wild is one of the top stand-up paddleboarders in the world, and one of the few to train on a lake.

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    The author takes a trip to the Benson Hut, one of the Sierra Club's four backcountry huts in the Tahoe area, with one more in the works.

  • It looks like the stuff dreams are made of - Bob Burnquist's floating skateboard ramp in Lake Tahoe for the Visit California campaign.

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    With ice hockey on the rise in Tahoe/Truckee, is a larger rink in Truckee's future?

  • Kara LaPoint may now be a professional triathlete, but she would never give up her job coaching the NTHS Nordic team.

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    The snowboarding halfpipe is an Olympic mainstay now, but this global sport had its humble beginnings 35 years ago at the old Tahoe City dump.

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    The sport of slopestyle, which made its Olympic debut in Russia, got off to a rocky start with athlete injuries and a course criticized for being too dangerous.

  • The Alpenglow Mountain Festival, which offers everything from backcountry ski tours to movies, hopes to introduce the love of winter sports to a wide audience.

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    With its combination of terrain, location, and nascent talent, Tahoe has become the premier place for big-mountain competitions.

  • Local pro skier Amie Engerbretson learns some valuable lessons from getting caught in an avalanche in Utah.

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March 10, 2017