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Sports and Outdoors

Tapping into the passion that Tahoe/Truckee has for sports of all seasons — be it on the mountain, in the gym, or on the kids’ fields — as well as a variety of health and wellness topics.

A Season to Remember

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Thanks to mild weather and full lakes and rivers after last winter’s huge snowfall, this fall may be the best season ever for fly fishing. Follow Trout Creek Outfitters’ tips to take advantage of these stellar conditions.

Pickleball Is Growing in Truckee

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Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in America, and Tahoe/Truckee has multiple courts for enthusiasts and newbies to get their game on.

Exercises That Cross The Midline of Your Body

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Scott Williams extolls the benefits of doing exercises that cross the body’s midline, like yoga, Pilates, and CrossFit.

Not Horsing Around

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New technology allows spectators and officials to better track the horses and riders in the Tevis Cup, the 100-mile endurance horse race from Olympic Valley to Auburn that takes place this month.

Just Keep Walking

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Nina Bridges, a 23-year-old Homewood resident, hiked the PCT in both directions last year and set a new record.

Out of the Blue

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The burgeoning sport of eFoiling has gained in popularity in recent years on Lake Tahoe. Truckee local Matt Cook launched Cook eFoils to help people learn, and fall in love with, this new sport.

Have You Lost Your Bounce?

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Sprinkle in these habits to alleviate lower back and hip pain.

North Tahoe Lady Lakers

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Girls’ lacrosse in North Tahoe is gaining steam. Read comments from coaches and parents about the new organization that is backing the sport.

Tahoe Nordic Search and Rescue Brings Avalanche Awareness to Teens

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Local teens learn to stay alive when lost in the backcountry from Tahoe Nordic Search and Rescue Team members in an annual avalanche survival class offered to students for free.

A New Angle on Slope Inclusivity

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Only a couple of weeks later, 85-year-old Barbara Witt was cruising up and down Alpine Meadows in a bi-ski, expertly guided by long-time Achieve Tahoe volunteer, Dave Littman.