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Seize the season: Shift to ski conditioning

Calling all foothill endurance athletes to mix it up this winter — rather than riding around in the rain in a soggy chamois and running in soaked socks — check out cross countr ...

Duo aims to ski all 12 months before 2012

Diane Giuliani thought it would be fun to be able to say she skied every month of the year in the Golden State. With a year of record snowfall and her ski buddy of 25 years, Peggy ...

Local teacher encourages students to go for the gold

Jennifer Stedman started her first day at E.V. Cain Charter Middle School by presenting her students with a conundrum. The game they played, called two lies and a truth, was desi ...

Slopes still sizzle in summer

While some people are dreaming of an endless summer, others like Jack Morgan, have their sights set on an endless winter. With record-breaking snowfall in the Sierra this year, s ...

Meister wins masters title, meets Mancuso

Brad Meister is still basking in the glow of his US Ski and Snowboard Association Overall National Speed Series M5 Championship. He is also a little star struck. As part of his vi ...

Join Mancuso for Mai Tais

Brad Meister is still basking in the glow of his US Ski and Snowboard Association Overall National Speed Series M5 Championship. He is also a little star struck. As part of his vi ...

Auburn man speeds to M5 title

When Bradley Meister sets his mind to on a goal he sees it through. Meister of Auburn, has a PhD in engineering, is a Navy Captain in the reserves, a pilot and even a Christmas t ...

Historic Granlibakken a Tahoe relic, gem

Although its hill is extremely modest and barely garners a mention among Lake Tahoe’s many famed ski resorts, for several decades Granlibakken was known as the only winter playgr ...

Kenworthy cruises to repeat

TRUCKEE — Placer High skier Karly Kenworthy defended her reign as the No. 1 girl in the CNISSF state championships, winning Thursday’s slalom race by a margin of almost five se ...

Conroy conquering the slopes

Shannon Conroy is always the last one off the mountain. After other skiers have traded in ski-lift seats for the comforts of the lodge, Conroy, 19, puts in two or three extra run ...

Learn to ski Saturday at Auburn Ski Club

Learn to cross country ski Saturday for just $5 at the Auburn Ski Club’s Open House Afternoon. The event is scheduled for 1:30-4:30 p.m. and includes a ski rental, afternoon tra ...

Italian Piredda gets a taste of life at Placer

“There is nothing like Italian pizza. It is the best in the world. It is simpler and has less ingredients than American pizza,” laughed foreign exchange student Ilaria Piredda. ...

Placer shows power on slopes

The Placer High Ski team proved their potential for powerhouse status at Northstar on Monday, sweeping first place finishes in the giant slalom races. Senior, Karly Kenworthy re ...

Placer's Swayze wins slalom at Alpine

The Placer High Ski showed strength on the slopes Monday in their second race of the season. It was a day of success for the boy’s varsity team with three top ten finishes. Eva ...

Placer skis to wins in slalom

Seniors Evan Swayze and Karly Kenworthy of Placer High School had the quickest times in each run and won the Varsity Men and Varsity Women competitions at the Central 2 Giant Slalo ...