One of snowboarding’s top talents, Truckee’s Danny Davis is looking ahead to a future outside the pipe   Danny Davis, photo by Gabe L’Heureux   For someone who has lived his life in the snowboarding spotlight, Danny Davis seems utterly comfortable sipping coffee in a tucked away corner of downtown...

After narrowly missing the podium in 2014, South Shore gold medalist Hannah Teter is poised for redemption   [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Teter competes in a U.S. Grand Prix event at Copper Mountain, Colorado, in 2013, photo by Sarah Brunson, courtesy USSA[/caption]   Hannah Teter has made a household...

Quintet of Tahoe-trained Nordic ski racers gunning for Winter Olympics   Tahoe athletes have achieved much success in Winter Olympics competition over the past 50 years, from Jimmie Heuga’s bronze-medal performance in 1964 to Jamie Anderson’s gold medal in 2014, with many in between. All had one...

Reno gold medalist halfpipe skier balances Olympic aspirations with fatherhood     David Wise ascends high into the air, gripping his crossed left ski with his right hand for a beat before plummeting to a clean landing down the side of a towering hip jump. It’s a partly cloudy...

Squaw Valley downhill specialist has high hopes entering his second Olympic season   U.S. coach John McBride uses terms like “compact aerodynamics,” “amazing touch” and “raw speed” when describing Travis Ganong’s talents as an alpine ski racer. Indeed, the 29-year-old Tahoe native has come a long way since...

South Lake Tahoe native Maddie Bowman enters this Olympic season as the skier to beat in the women’s halfpipe   Bowman reacts after winning a gold medal in the 2014 Sochi Winter Games, photo by Sarah Brunson, courtesy USSA   Defending Olympic gold medalist Maddie Bowman knows a repeat...

Tahoe Olympians discuss ski and snowboard venues ahead of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics   Brita Sigourney doesn’t mince words. “Sochi was the worst halfpipe I’ve ever skied,” says Sigourney, a three-time World Cup winner in women’s ski halfpipe. “[PyeongChang’s] is the best.” The 27-year-old U.S. freeskiing veteran—a...

Decorated South Shore snowboarder Jamie Anderson carries her laid-back vibe—and immense skills—into this Olympic season   Jamie Anderson slides a rail during the 2017 U.S. Grand Prix at Mammoth Mountain, photo by Sarah Brunson, courtesy USSA   Excelling under pressure comes naturally to South Lake Tahoe snowboarder Jamie Anderson....