• Ancient Ski History through the 1700’s

    Ski History from Ancient times through the 1700’s

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  • Longboards to the Olympics

    Take a tour of “A Century of Tahoe Winter Sports” by Author Mark McLaughlin

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  • Story of the 1960 Winter Olympics

    Learn why the 1960 Olympics were a “Snowball’s Chance” told through the book of David C. Antonucci

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  • The Bill Briner Photo Collection

    See the remarkable Olympic Photo Collection of Bill Briner

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  • Best of Tahoe

    Learn about the Tahoe regions Ski Heroes from the 1800’s to Today!

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David C. Antonucci

David C. Antonucci

David C. Antonucci has resided in the Lake Tahoe area for over 38 years. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil and environmental engineering from California State Polytechnic University and Oregon State University, respectively. He is a licensed professional civil engineer in California. He has pursued a successful professional career at the senior manager and policy level positions in government since 1973. He currently serves on the board of directors of the Tahoe Resource Conservation District and Squaw Valley Olympic Museum. He operates a consulting practice in project management and presentation development.

He enjoys studying the science, environmental issues and natural history of Lake Tahoe. Antonucci is currently working on his next book, “The Natural World of Lake Tahoe.” He has done original research that has identified the travel route and campsites of Mark Twain at Lake Tahoe. He regularly gives multimedia presentations to visitors and conference groups on Lake Tahoe natural history interpretation, Mark Twain at Lake Tahoe and the 1960 Olympic Winter Games. He also does presentation development consulting using the PowerPoint multimedia platform. To arrange speaking engagements or presentation development consulting, please visit his web site www.tahoefacts.com.

The author enjoys cross-country and alpine skiing, snowshoeing, biking, kayaking, hiking, fishing and camping. He resides in Tahoma, Calif. with his wife and son.