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Miracles at the 1960 Winter Olympics

The Winter Olympics are on us once again and many fans are eager to watch young athletes give amazing performances on snow and ice. It’s been nearly 60 years since Olympic Valley hosted the 1960 Games, but the Reno Tahoe Winter Games Coalition is trying for an encore with the 2026 Winter Olympics. That decision,…
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The Great Race is On – Out of the Starting Gate 2018

The Squaw Valley Ski Museum Foundation is proud to announce that we have received a $125,000.00 matching funds grant, voted unanimously by the Placer County Board of Supervisors to complete environmental review and entitlements and to raise community support and awareness. Race with us to reach our $250,000 GOAL  – Donate by June 30, 2018…
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Squaw Valley Ski Museum Foundation Hires New Director

The Squaw Valley Ski Museum Foundation (SVSMF) has named Jill Milne as its new executive director. Milne arrives with 20-plus years of experience in marketing, fundraising and events, including positions at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, the 2002 Winter Olympics in Utah and the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. As a volunteer, she has contributed hundreds…
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Tahoe’s Winter Athletes Go For The Gold in PyeongChang

Since the 1960 Winter Olympics were held at Squaw Valley, the Lake Tahoe area has been steeped in Olympic heritage and known for rearing some of the world’s top winter athletes including Tamara McKinney, Daron Rahlves, Julia Mancuso, Jonny Moseley, Jeff Hamilton, Nate Holland…and the list goes on. Here’s a list of talent with Reno-Tahoe roots…
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