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Lake Placid skaters shine on home ice

November 7, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Competitive adult figure skaters from the Skating Club of Lake Placid had strong showings in multiple divisions on their home ice Oct. more »»

 
 
 
Lake Placid to host two IBSF World Cup races

November 7, 2019 LAKE PLACID — The state Olympic Regional Development Authority will be hosting the first two International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation World Cups this year at Mount Van Hoevenberg, instead of... more »»

Gustafson breaks through for title

November 4, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Summer Britcher successfully defended her Norton USA Luge National Championship on Saturday morning in Lake Placid, while Jonny Gustafson, part of the next wave of young U.S. more »»

USA Skeleton announces Cup squads for upcoming season

November 4, 2019 LAKE PLACID — The World Cup and Intercontinental Cup squads for the 2019-2020 season were announced Sunday following a series of four USA Skeleton National Team Trials races in Lake Placi. more »»

Lake Placid volleyball enters homestretch

October 29, 2019 LAKE?PLACID — Although Lake Placid’s volleyball didn’t come out on top Monday, Oct. 28 at home on senior night, the Blue Bombers played pretty well during a 3-1 loss to Saranac Central. more »»

Bidding farewell to the Adirondacks on a delightful day

October 25, 2019 SARANAC INN — A bittersweet day but a beautiful one. On Sunday, Oct. more »»

Olympic biathlete Maddie Phaneuf talks climate change at APA meeting

October 18, 2019 RAY BROOK — Olympic biathlete Maddie Phaneuf, who lives in Lake Placid, spoke to the state Adirondack Park Agency board on Friday, Oct. 11 with a sports-related message about climate chang. more »»

Adult figure skating’s moment in Lake Placid

October 17, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Perhaps nowhere is adult skating more valued than in Lake Placid. After hosting an adults-only skating camp weekend and week every summer, and previously hosting several U.S. more »»

Sliding track off to fast start

October 15, 2019 LAKE PLACID — While big machines and trucks moved earth, stone and building material below working on the project that’s totally transforming the Olympic Sports Complex, members of the United... more »»

Classic returns for another run

October 8, 2019 LAKE PLACID — The 49th edition of the annual Lake Placid Classic Half Marathon and 10K will take place Saturday, Oct. 12. In 1970, a small group of runners led by Dr. more »»

USA Luge collects 2 golds, 1 silver

October 7, 2019 LILLEHAMMER, Norway — Five days into its first preseason camp of the fall, USA Luge athletes donned their race faces on Saturday, and dominated the annual Lillehammer Cup exhibition event on the... more »»

Brousseau takes over freeski program

October 3, 2019 KC Brousseau has been named as the full-time freeski coach at Whiteface Mountain by the New York Ski Educational Foundation. more »»

USA Luge prepares for Running of the Balls fundraiser

October 3, 2019 LAKE PLACID — The fifth annual USA Luge Running of the Balls fundraiser, sponsored by Duluth Trading Company, will take place Saturday, Nov. more »»

Short-staffed Bombers fall to Moriah

October 1, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Considering its decimated roster, a 1-0 home loss to Moriah on Tuesday turned out to be a pretty good showing for the Lake Placid girls soccer team. more »»

Waiting in limbo

September 27, 2019 LAKE PLACID — A two-time Olympic gold medalist is currently waiting in limbo, hoping to return to a sport where she is one of the best in the world. more »»

Meyers Taylor wins title before taking season off

September 27, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Elana Meyers Taylor, the most decorated female member of the United States bobsled team, entered the season on a winning note when she claimed a title Thursday, Sept. more »»

VanLeuvan goes the distance to win title

September 20, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Thirty-six holes of golf wasn’t enough to decide this year’s champion in the annual Craig Wood-Ray Randall golf tournament that took place over the weekend. more »»

Georgia on his mind

September 20, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Gocha Gobronidze was 11 years old in February 1980 when he watched the Miracle on Ice hockey game on TV from his home in the Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic, then part of the Soviet... more »»

Bobsled push championships launch season

September 16, 2019 LAKE PLACID — The 2019 USA Bobsled Push Championships will kick off the competitive season on the wheeled push track in Lake Placid on Thursday. more »»

Persistence pays for Politi, Fazio

September 13, 2019 LAKE PLACID — On an ideal late summer day to play the game of golf, Nick Politi and Pete Fazio took home the championship they started looking to win four years ago when they beat the field... more »»

Top bobsledder Kaillie Humphries wants to race for US instead of Canada

September 13, 2019 Kaillie Humphries, a two-time Olympic bobsled gold medalist for Canada and one of the top drivers in her sport's history, is planning to race for the U.. more »»

 
 
 

 

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Lake Placid Diet

Taking it one step at a time on the Lake Placid Diet

June 20, 2019 It’s like looking in a full-length mirror every time I file a new column. That’s why it’s taken me so long to give you an update on the Lake Placid Diet. I dread looking in the mirro. more »

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