Tag: Kyle Magin

Mountain Home Awards: Enter by July 15

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Are you interested in having your home or project included in Tahoe Quarterly’s 2015 Mountain Home Award issue? For more than a dozen years, TQ has been recognizing some of the finest architecture in the region with outstanding photography and writing. If you’d like to have a home considered for inclusion in the issue, please […]

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TQ’s Summer Reading Recommendations

| June 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

TQ‘s staffers and contributors share their summer reading recommendations with you By TQ Staff No matter what some of us do in the summer–hikes deep into Desolation Wilderness, beachside sunning on Lake Tahoe or sail camping in Emerald Bay–we’re the types who’ll have a book in our backpack or beach bag. If you’re still looking […]

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Tahoe Running: Best RTO team names, ranked

| May 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Written By Kyle Magin The Reno-Tahoe Odyssey–a 178-mile trail/road running relay race coursing from Reno, through Truckee, down Tahoe’s West Shore into South Lake, out into Minden and back to Reno via Virginia City–begins this Friday. 250 teams are expected to compete in the event’s 10th year. The race annually draws an eclectic mix of […]

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Olympics 2014: Is Julia Mancuso the Greatest U.S. Women’s Skier Ever?

| February 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Written By Kyle Magin Julia Mancuso is crafting a befuddling legacy. No female U.S. Olympic downhill skier has done what she’s done after winning bronze earlier this week at Sochi in the downhill combined race: Namely, win as many medals as she has (4—a gold, two silvers and the bronze) or win as consistently at […]

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Olympics 2014: White Pulls out of Slopestyle, Guldemond, Fellow Snowboarders Take Shots

| February 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Written by Kyle Magin Two-time Olympic gold medalist and Northstar California Team Rider Shaun White announced today he withdrewfrom the Sochi Olympics snowboarding slopestyle competition. The move drew criticism from some teammates. White cited a practice-run injury for his decision to pull out, and later questioned the safety of Sochi’s slopestyle course, joining a few teammates […]

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Getting the Shot

| January 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Four experts walk skiers and riders through getting the best video out of their days at the terrain park   Written by Kyle Magin   A downhill resort’s terrain parks are bastions of creativity. From immensely talented skiers pushing the limits of their sport to newbies getting a handle on their own skill sets, skiers […]

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Can Tahoe’s Cal Neva Swing Again?

| December 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Written by Laney Olson During its heyday, Crystal Bay’s Cal Neva Resort and Casino was a social hub, a place where American icons like Frank Sinatra and Marilyn Monroe spent their time. However, those days are long gone. Previous owners took the property through foreclosure proceedings and allowed the once-grand establishment to fall into near-total […]

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Fifty Shades of Brown: Learning to Love Nevada

| October 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Written by Kyle Magin Nobody was ever happier to see Reno. At the end of a seemingly infinite desert, I pulled into a gas station off of Interstate 80 with my parents and thanked whatever deity was responsible for putting civilization there.  We were nearing the conclusion of a three-day road trip from my childhood […]

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Tough Mudder Tahoe: 13,000 expected to participate

| September 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Written by Kyle Magin More than 13,000 participants, “Mudders,” are expected to take on the special forces-style Tough Mudder challenge Saturday and Sunday at Northstar California. The obstacle course race is on its fourth Tahoe stop–Squaw Valley hosted it in 2011, while Northstar plays host for a third time after one stop in 2012 and […]

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Go East: Ruby Mountains a Geologic Spectacle, Vacation Destination

| July 24, 2013 | 1 Comment

Written by Kyle Magin Scrap every desert cliche you’ve formulated about Nevada’s basin-range landscape. Big brown mountains. Barely-arable basins stretching as far as the eye can see. Nevada’s Ruby Mountains buck every notion you have about the outdoors the Silver State has to offer. The 50-plus mile-long range–10 miles wide at its thickest–is a haven […]

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