Archive of Athlete Spotlights

  • JC Schoonmaker + Hannah Halvorsen Give Back

    06 March 2023

    Tahoe’s cross-country skiing community is small, but mighty. Recently it produced two athletes that headed off to the 2022 Olympic Games in Beijing: Hannah Halvorsen and JC Schoonmaker. Hannah grew up in Truckee, while JC is from Tahoe City (as were four generations behind him). They were both trained by a chain of local coaches, and heartily cheered on by the entire nordic community when they reached the big stage.

  • It Takes a Village: How to Keep Tahoe Kids Skiing

    22 December 2022

    Tahoe Cross-Country Ski area believes in introducing children to cross-country skiing and helping them take their cross-country ski experience wherever they may have the desire to take it. Perhaps that might be learning about the sport and making it a part of their Tahoe lifestyle, or it may be taking it the next step up to becoming a ski racer. And hopefully for all of the kids, it will be the beginning of many decades of enjoying cross-country skiing, or as I always call it, the greatest sport on earth.

  • Tahoe XC’s Board Member, Roger Chaney: A Life of Support for Cross-Country Skiing

    30 November 2022

    Tahoe XC Board Member, Roger Chaney, grew up in Tahoe. He graduated from the local high school and raced during the era of classic skiing on the trails that make up today’s trail system. Learn more about Roger and his life long love and support of cross-country skiing.