Classic Tahoe

In the early ’90s, Tahoe was the epicenter of freestyle progression – and few riders had style like Damian Sanders, Chris Roach and Noah Salasnek. A historical look at the North Lake scene during the freestyle revolution.

Words: Sean Sullivan

Growing up in Orange County, CA, I did not dream of being a snowboarder – or a snowboard photographer for that matter. I was a skateboarder. Then one day during my senior year in Newport Beach, a kid in Birkenstocks brought a Burton catalog to class. I’d heard of snowboarding, but when I got ahold of this catalog, something very small, almost undetectable, clicked in my brain…

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