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Our Sports & Outdoors section taps into the passion that Tahoe/Truckee has for sports, be it on the mountain, in the gym, or on the kids’ fields. We cover the region’s bad*ss sun and snow sports experts as well as community wellness and health topics.

Drag Racing Dogs Go For the Balls

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Editor’s Note: The ‘Sports Spotlight’ will be a periodic feature highlighting off-the-wall sports or sports accomplishments.

Mountain Movers: Local snow park builders to star in reality TV show

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Call me crazy, but I have no interest in fishing for Alaskan king crab or driving a truck down a Canadian ice road for a living. But traveling the world building competition snow halfpipes...

Join the Club

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With the promise of year-round playing and high competition levels, youth club teams are growing in popularity. But are school teams suffering as a result?

To Make A Horse Dance

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North Tahoe alum Susan Treabess, who was born without a left hand, heads to the World Equestrian Games on the U.S. Para-Equestrian Team.

“Harro” Returns to Tahoe with Barrel-Centric Surf Film

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Photographer-turned-filmmaker Tony "Harro" Harrington is all about the tube. He returns to Tahoe for two Jan. 21 showings of his new film, iON the Barrel, which features the “Holy Grail” of surfing. We asked Harro about bringing viewers into the barrel, hucking at Squaw in the ‘90s, and taking Shane McConkey’s first-ever magazine cover photo.

Summit for Our Sisters

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Two Tahoe women are climbing and skiing Mt. Kenya, Africa's second highest peak, for a triple cause.

Rahlves Takes Banzai Belt

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This past weekend, Daron Rahlves proved he's still the fastest man on skis in Tahoe.

The Local Lap:

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Racing Around Lake Tahoe

Is Olympic Slopestyle in Peril?

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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.

Streak Is Snapped, But Defense Is Still Dominant

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Days before Truckee Football faced off against Fernley for the game that would end their 41-game winning streak, defensive coach Josh Ivens admitted that the nation’s fourth longest high school football winning streak was...