Meet Your Neighbor: Tahoe City’s Dylan Thompson | SierraSun.com

Meet Your Neighbor: Tahoe City’s Dylan Thompson

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Tell me what you guys are doing. Today, we are embarking on a magical journey, building a backcountry jump.

What, pray tell, is a backcountry jump?

A backcountry jump is out away from

a resort, it is out of bounds, away from all the people.

And how big is the jump?

It’s looking to be about 50 feet ”

just send it.

Tell me about the construction.

We built it with our own two hands and shovels.

Did it take long?

Some of us have been working on it all day. It’s the first of the season.

You said you’d lived in Tahoe

City for a year. Where did you live before?

San Francisco. I’ve been coming up here all my life. I love the snow. It’s the best thing that was ever invented, Tahoe snow.

You must be pretty into

snowboarding.

I am. I am hoping to make a career out of it. I ride on Trilogy Arts boards, they were originally from Kings Beach, and are in So. Cal. now, but are still Tahoe based. Check out trilogyarts.com.

What about summer?

I’m really into fly fishing, traveling, mountain biking, here and there.

Tell me one thing your neighbors might not know about you.

Well, I live in a condo, so a lot of the neighbors are second home owners and not around too much. But I sleep with my pajamas inside out, and have a crazy snowboarder friend, Ian Bigley, from Reno.

” Amy Edgett performed this month’s Meet your Neighbor interview and photo shoot. Please send suggestions for future Neighbors to aedgett@sierrasun.com.