“This building has the best access in the country,” Katherine Hayes Rodriguez tells me. She would know. She’s spent more than 40 years working for Achieve Tahoe in every capacity imaginable, including going to ski mountains all across the country (and even a few in other countries) to train ski instructors on how to teach adaptive lessons.
Not all #LegendsofTahoe make their mark by skiing the steepest, showiest lines. From cautious Mighty Mite to Freestyle Team member to breast cancer survivor, Sarah Ruano reflects on how her upbringing on the mountains and ski teams taught her many important life lessons.