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Tahoe lab - Dave Clock Photography

Ask a Local – TahoeLab

Entrepreneurs and mountain towns are not as oxymoronic as you might think.  Maybe it's the scenery or something in the water, but there are a number of burgeoning businesses in the basin.  We were intrigued by one such new company, Tahoelab, created by local riders Abe Greenspan and Lee Collins. We were curious what brought them here, and what prompted them to start a snowboard and splitboard company.

Mar 6th 2014

Amy McCormick skiing steep terrain at Kirkwood

Ask a Local: Amy McCormick

Skiing and snowboarding are often seen as sports dominated by men. So we're pleased to interview a woman in this edition of our Ask A Local blog series. Amy McCormick is a long-time local whose passion for skiing is clearly evidenced in her career.

Feb 19th 2014

Wayne Wong headshot

Ask a Local – Wayne Wong

Back before there was freeskiing, slopestyle or the terrain park, there was freestyle (aka ‘hot dog’) skiing. Wayne Wong is a name synonymous with this sport (he’s known as one of the Fathers of Freestyle Skiing), and who happens to call the Lake Tahoe area home. Suffice to say we were excited to talk with him in this edition of our Ask a Local Series.

Feb 6th 2014

Keoki Flagg, Tahoe photographer

Ask a Local: Keoki Flagg, Photographer

For the new year’s edition of our Ask a Local series, we’re pleased to introduce Keoki Flagg, an award winning, internationally published fine art photographer who calls Lake Tahoe home.

Dec 31st 2013

Todd Offenbacher | Tahoe Adventure Film Festival

Ask a Local: Todd Offenbacher

For the latest in our Ask A Local blog series we spoke with long-time local personality Todd Offenbacher. Todd is the founder and director of the Tahoe Adventure Film Festival (TAFF), a fun high-energy film festival designed to “fuel your passion for action, and ignite your senses for adventure”.

Dec 2nd 2013

Corey Rich at Lake Tahoe

Ask a Local: Corey Rich, Photographer

Corey Rich is a Photographer, Director and DP at Corey Rich Productions, as well as co-owner and Vice President at Aurora Photos, Novus Select and Tectonic Media Group. He is considered one of the most recognized visual storytellers of adventure sports and outdoor lifestyle.

Nov 1st 2013

Bryan Allegretto Open Snow Tahoe Weather Forecaster

Ask a Local: Bryan Allegretto

Today marks the first post in our new series, “Ask a Local”. There is no shortage of interesting folks who call Tahoe home, and we’re curious what brought them here, why they stay, and where we’re most likely to see them skiing and riding. With winter approaching, we figured we’d things off with local weather forecaster Bryan Allegretto.

Sep 27th 2013