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Peak of democracy: followers urged to vote; Tahoe athletes are calling out climate deniers in Congress on Instagram

Nov 01, 2020 - The San Francisco Chronicle

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Ahead of this year's elections, a unique cohort of social media influencers has emerged as a political compass for young Americans: mountain athletes.

Around Lake Tahoe and across the West, professional skiers, snowboarders, rock climbers and mountaineers are urging their tens of millions of online followers to not only vote in the presidential election, but to support congressional candidat...