Squaw Valley, Placer County, California

What is Squaw Valley, Placer County, California known for?


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Sports title Squaw Valley Renaissance last Sonner first Scott publisher The Durango Herald date November 24, 2010 accessdate September 7, 2014


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unincorporated community located in Placer County northwest of Tahoe City along California State Highway 89 (California State Route 89) on the banks of the Truckee River near Lake Tahoe. It is home to Squaw Valley Ski Resort, the site of the 1960 Winter Olympics. Olympic Valley is the smallest resort area to host the Olympic Winter Games.

: www.tahoetopia.com news places-squaw-valley title PLACES: Squaw Valley publisher Tahoetopia accessdate September 7, 2014 In 1954, Cushing began lobbying the International Olympic Committee to host the 1960 Olympic Winter games after he saw an article in the ''San Francisco Chronicle'' that detailed Reno, Nevada's bid to host the games. Innsbruck, Austria was Squaw Valley's biggest competitor in the running for the 1960 Winter Games

, and Squaw Valley won the right to host the games by a vote of 32-30 on the second ballot. The 1960 Winter Olympics were the first Winter Olympics to be televised live and attracted millions of viewers. Olympic Valley entered into what was termed a "renaissance" following the acquisition of Squaw Valley Ski Resort by KSL Capital Partners in 2010.


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: www.tahoedailytribune.com news 11855791-113 valley-squaw-town-olympic title Opposition to Olympic Valley town effort near Lake Tahoe grows last Moran first Margaret publisher Tahoe Daily Tribune date June 17, 2014 accessdate September 7, 2014 Save Olympic Valley, a group of residents, property owners, and business owners backed by Squaw Valley Ski Resort, has also questioned and expressed concerns about the incorporation effort. ref name tahoedailytribunejune


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Squaw Valley . David Jenkins had led the world in men's skating for four years, following the four-year lead of his older brother, figure skater Hayes Alan Jenkins. Biography Born in Oslo and representing the skating club ''ASK'' (''Arbeidernes Skøyteklubb'' – later called ''Aktiv Skøyteklubb'') there, Johannesen won the World Allround Championships (World Allround Speed Skating Championships) in 1957 and 1964, the European Speed Skating Championships European Allround


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States, and was the site of the 1960 Winter Olympics. It is the second-largest ski area at Lake Tahoe after Heavenly (Heavenly Ski Resort), with 33 chairlifts, and has the only funitel lift in the U.S. The resort attracts approximately 600,000 skiers a year. Life and work Just turned age 18, Bogner, Jr. competed for West Germany at the 1960 Winter Olympics (Alpine skiing at the 1960 Winter Olympics) in Squaw Valley (Squaw Valley, Placer County, California). He


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accessdate September 7, 2014 Many members of the US Ski Team began skiing as a part of Squaw Valley's Mighty Mites racing team for five-to-ten year olds. Notable winter athletes from Olympic Valley include: *Ralph Backstrom - Snowboarder *Shannon Bahrke - Olympic skier *Wendy Fisher - Olympic skier *Travis Ganong - Olympic skier *Jimmie Heuga - Olympic Bronze medal winning skier *Nate Holland - X Games Gold medal winning snowboarder

*JT Holmes - Skier *Bill Hudson (Bill Hudson (alpine skier)) - Olympic skier *Greg Jones (Greg Jones (skier)) - Olympic skier *Jeremy Jones (Jeremy Jones (freerider)) - Snowboarder *Kristin Krone - Olympic skier *Bob Ormsby - Olympic skier *Julia Mancuso - Olympic Gold, Silver, and Bronze medal winning skier *Tamara McKinney - World Cup Gold medal winning skier *Jonny Moseley - Olympic Gold medal winning skier *Michelle Parker - Skier *Jackie Paaso - Skier *Eric

and 1960, Carol Heiss dominated women's figure skating like nobody since Sonja Henie. She was the World and U.S. Champion each year, and at the 1960 Winter Olympics in Squaw Valley (Squaw Valley, Placer County, California), California, Heiss captured the gold medal, being ranked first by all nine judges. She also took the Olympic Oath for the 1960 games. By winning the 1960 World Championships held after the Olympics, Heiss became one of three women to have won five consecutive World


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2012–2013 Because of this, Squaw Valley has taken the moniker "Official Supplier of skiers to the US Ski Team."


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Cushing, a Harvard University-trained lawyer, in 1946 while Cushing was vacationing at Sugar Bowl Ski Resort. During his vacation, Cushing toured Squaw Valley at Poulsen's invitation and decided to invest in building a ski resort there. ref name


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sabich-squaw-ski-spider title 1969 Squaw World Cup and shooting stars last McLaughlin first Mark publisher Tahoe Daily Tribune date April 9, 2014 accessdate September 7, 2014 It also hosted the US Alpine Championships in the years 2002, 2013 and 2014 and the US Freestyle Championships in 2009.

Squaw Valley, Placer County, California

'''Olympic Valley, California''' (also known as '''Squaw Valley''') is an unincorporated community (unincorporated area) located in Placer County northwest of Tahoe City along California State Highway 89 (California State Route 89) on the banks of the Truckee River near Lake Tahoe. It is home to Squaw Valley Ski Resort, the site of the 1960 Winter Olympics. Olympic Valley is the smallest resort area to host the Olympic Winter Games.

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