The Stories of Tamara McKinney

The Stories of Tamara McKinney

  • Thursday, 9th September, 2021
  • 13:39pm
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This is a great interview with Tamara McKinney, Alpine Racing Legend & Sky Tavern Director, and is now being distributed worldwide! It's very compelling about the highest end of the competition. The podcast mentions Sky Tavern and how Tamara is helping make skiing more affordable and accessible to anyone and everyone.

Thanks, Tamara!
Sky Tavern Board Chairman
Tamara Pod Cast

The Stories of Tamara McKinneyArc City

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If basketball fans know about Magic Johnson and Larry Bird, then ski racing fans absolutely need to know about Tamara McKinney: the first American woman to win the World Cup Overall title, and the only, before Lindsey and Mikaela. First, we hear the story of McKinney's gold medal at the 1989 World Championships, a gripping, multifaceted tale full of life, and death. Then we talk about her ’84 Olympic performance that was defined by media hype—and McKinney uses her own experience to comment on that of Olympic champion Simone Biles’. McKinney talks briefly of her family’s move from Maryland to Nevada to pursue skiing and ultimately make the National Team at 14 years old. And finally, we discuss how McKinney is helping make skiing more affordable and accessible to anyone and everyone within a two hundred-mile radius of Reno (**This episode is brought to you by GiveGo ( Use code ARCCITY and get 50% off your subscription!**Questions or comments:, on, or on Instagram @jimmy_who_
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The Winter

Sky Tavern The Winter

The ultimate goal of Sky Tavern is to get kids and families outside together, learning, sharing and enjoying a sport for life.

The Summer

Sky Tavern The Summer

In addition to the development of Sky Tavern cycling infrastructure, we are focused on our connector trail to the Tamarack Lake Connector (TLT) from the Sky Tavern base area.

The Lodge

Sky Tavern The Lodge

Located on the Mt. Rose Highway, 30 minutes from Reno is the oldest non-profit ski and snowboard training facility in America. Rich with history and charm, since 1948, the lodge is fully functional and able to provide the most memerable experiences.

The Mission

Sky Tavern is a nonprofit regional center providing exceptional summer & winter outdoor sports training, competitions, recreation & events accessible to all.

The Vision

Sky Tavern is a community asset that promotes a child's growth & success through exposure to outdoor sports and recreation, no matter the personal challenges.

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