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The Museum of Sierra Ski History and 1960 Winter Olympics in partnership with Granlibakken Resort will present living history with Joe Pete Wilson from December 26, 2013 through January 3, 2014 from noon to 4:00 p.m. each day. – - – Wilson was a member of the 1960 United States Cross-country Team that competed in the VIII Olympic Winter Games at Squaw Valley and Lake Tahoe. Wilson raced against international skiing stars in the 30 km race held near Tahoma, Cal. Later he was a member of the two and four-man USA Olympic Bobsled Teams wining a bronze medal in 1964 during World Cup competition. He coached the USA biathlon team and co-founded the first commercial cross-country ski area in the United States at the Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe, Vt.
The Museum of Sierra Ski History and 1960 Winter Olympics is located at the Boatworks Mall, 760 North Lake Blvd., #2, Tahoe City, Cal. 96145. The museum exhibits artifacts from early  20th century skiing, memorabilia from the early years of Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows ski areas, Bill Briner Olympic photo collection, and artifacts and memorabilia from the 1960 Winter  Olympics. All exhibits include explanatory interpretive panels. Dozens of items are on display, including skis, boots, promotional literature, rare Olympic souvenirs and artifacts, photographs
and official documents and memorabilia from modern-day Olympic athletes based at Lake Tahoe. The museum is open daily 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. through the holiday season and weekends and holiday during the ski season. Admission is free.