Sports and Outdoors

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.

Resolution Realism

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New Year’s resolutions often are aimed at exercising more, eating healthier, and losing weight. Learn how to set realistic goals and beat the odds of resolution failure.

Squaw Local Erik Roner Stars in “Nitro Circus 3D”

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Skier and BASE jumper takes his stunts to the big screen

Tracked Out

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While the number of people in the backcountry has apparently risen sharply over the last 30-odd years, the number of avalanche deaths each year has actually stayed relatively level over that time. Why? Read on.

Winter Forecast 2016-17

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We may not always be right, but we’re never wrong

Keep Calm and Paddle On

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As an avid kayaker, Chloe Tippett has savored more action and adventure than most people, navigating world-class whitewater such as the Grand Canyon by herself. Even more remarkable, she’s a mere 13 years old.

Fat Tires and Fat Growth

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Bikers keep rolling all year-round with fatbikes. Is it for you?

Grooming with Hart

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While female groomers still only make up a fraction of the grooming crew — at Squaw there are only two women groomers out of 37 — women don’t need a #MeToo movement to break into grooming; only the desire to learn.

Tahoe’s Drones

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The key to responsible drone use in Tahoe is simple: Follow the rules (yes, there are rules).

Burn, Baby, Burn

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Although many structured sports are canceled or delayed because of COVID-19, there are still options to keep kids moving.
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It’s All About the Boots

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Bootfitting was once taboo in the ski industry and is often pushed aside for branding and customer churn. But no ski race has ever been won without it.