Watch Nevada City’s Fourth of July parade and Evan Strong on You Tube

This month’s Fourth of July parade in Nevada City — the 112th in western Nevada County — featured Paralympic gold medalist Evan Strong as the Grand Marshal. Evan is a resident of Nevada City. The theme: “Nevada County: Explore the Outdoors.” Now you can watch it on You Tube:

Scoop: Paralympic gold medalist Evan Strong is Grand Marshal in Fourth of July Parade in Nevada City

Snowboard cross champion Evan Strong made history after an inspiring performance in Sochi this winter, taking home gold and becoming the first elite para-athlete to appear on the iconic Wheaties box. Now Strong is going to be the Grand Marshal in the Fourth of July parade in Nevada City, our magazine has learned. The parade […]

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SIERRA FOOTHILLS CHAMPION ON WHEATIES BOX Nevada City snowboarder Evan Strong, who recently won a gold medal at the Winter Paralympics in Sochi, became the first elite para-athlete to appear on an iconic Wheaties box. “Despite my injury, I never stopped challenging myself to grow and reach new milestones,” says Evan. “I hope my story […]

Video: Watch Nevada City snowboarder Evan Strong win gold at Winter Paralympics

Nevada City snowboarder Evan Strong’s gold-medal performance at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics has now been recorded in a YouTube video. Evan’s family owns The Fix for Foodies restaurant in Nevada City: (Source: Harry How/Getty Images North America)

Paralympic gold medalist from Nevada City on iconic Wheaties box

Snowboard cross champion Evan Strong (@strong_evan) made history after an inspiring performance in Sochi this week, taking home gold and becoming the first elite para-athlete to appear on the iconic Wheaties box. With his determination, perseverance and superlative athletic performance, Evan joins fellow American Champions Mikaela Shiffrin and Sage Kotsenburg with a limited-edition Wheaties box […]

Video: Olympic gold medal winner Evan Strong advocates a raw food diet

Editor’s note: Nevada City snowboarder Evan Strong won the inaugural Winter Paralympics men’s snowboard cross gold medal Friday in Sochi, Russia. He’s long been an advocate for a raw food diet and owns a raw food and vegetarian restaurant in Nevada City, a Gold Rush-era town located halfway between Lake Tahoe and Sacramento. Here’s the […]

Nevada City snowboarder and raw-food advocate wins Gold in Sochi Winter Paralympics

Nevada City snowboarder Evan Strong won the inaugural Winter Paralympics men’s snowboard cross gold medal Friday in Sochi, Russia. The 27-year-old Strong had a total time of 1 minute, 43.61 seconds. Each snowboarder took three runs on the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center course, with the two fastest times used for a total. Strong had a […]

Tahoe Olympic-gold medalist Anderson drinks green “superfood” smoothies

Now that she’s won a gold medal at the Sochi Winter Olympics in the women’s snowboard slopestyle competition, Jamie Anderson’s diet is likely to win a following. The 23-year-old, South Lake Tahoe resident told Today.com: “”I always try to eat healthy — pure, organic, whole foods. I eat a little bit of meat, but I’m […]

Diet and lifestyle help Nevada City athlete compete in Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi in March

Snowboarder Evan Strong of Nevada City has been invited to compete in the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, March 7-16. The Strong family owns the The Fix for Foodies in downtown Nevada City, and Evan attributes his nearly unbelievable recovery to the combination of a live food diet and athletic drive. “Evan’s personal […]