Tahoe ski resorts have a robust group of skiers and boarders in Sochi, ripping it up at the Winter Olympics.
From Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows, Sierra-at-Tahoe and Northstar, the locals are putting the spotlight on the USA and on Tahoe.
Who are they? Take a look at the list below. If you ski or board in the Tahoe area, you just may have shared a run with one them.
Julia Mancuso, Squaw Valley, skiing :downhill, super-G, giant slalom, super combined, slalom
Nate Holland, Squaw Valley, snowboard:snowboardcross
Marco Sullivan, Squaw Valley, skiing: downhill, super-G
Travis Ganong, Squaw Valley, skiing: downhill, super-G
Karly Shorr, Truckee, snowboard: slopestyle
Danny Davis, Truckee, snowboard: halfpipe
The Sochi Winter Olympics will keep us enthralled right up the last day of competition, on February 23d. Two weeks of winter sports competition by some of the finest athletes in the world.
The Tahoe contingent alone is worth watching.