Al and Victoria Fenton tried to brave the Tahoe cold. But they couldn’t.
So from the warm confines of a rented condominium, they watched their 4½-year-old daughter — aptly named Summer — try to snowboard.
“So we’re looking at her from the window,” Victoria said. “And there she was just beating herself up. Falling. Eating it. Everything. And we were just like, ‘What is she doing?’ She just would not stop.” Read More
Get stoked — hella stoked — for some wintertime fun in The City.
Snowboarders are returning to San Francisco for a rail-jam urban-boarding competition in the middle of town.
The Downtown Throwdown will bring 100,000 pounds of shredded ice and 25 professional snowboarders to compete for $10,000 in prizes Saturday.
Event organizers and snowboard companies Lib Tech and Snowboy Productions promise “non-stop shred action,” along with food, music and raffle prizes. Read More
A San Francisco man died while snowboarding at a mountain resort near Lake Tahoe on Sunday, a Nevada County sheriff's sergeant said.Jeffrey Halperin, 30, who lived in San Francisco's Pacific Heights neighborhood, died Sunday at Northstar-at-Tahoe resort near Truckee, sheriff's Sgt. Paul Schmidt said. Read More
A San Franciscan named Summer, raised a block from Ocean Beach, is poised to be on the 2014 USA Olympic snowboarding team in Sochi, Russia.“When I started at 4½-years-old, I would beg my parents to take me up to Tahoe with them to snowboard,” Summer Fenton said. “The first time I strapped into my bindings on my snowboard, I was hooked.” Read More