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Luge season starts with a bang

November 18, 2017 IGLS, Austria – The most important World Cup luge season in any quadrennium begins this weekend outside Innsbruck, the 1964 and 1976 Winter Olympic site. more »»

 
 
 
Skate America headed to the Pacific Northwest to open 2018 Grand Prix season

November 18, 2017 EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Skate America is heading to Everett, Washington next year. U.S. Figure Skating announced on Thursday the selection of XFINITY Arena as the host Oct. 19-21, 2018. more »»

Bobsled World Cup tour resumes in Park City

November 17, 2017 PARK CITY, Utah — Following USA Bobsled & Skeleton’s five-medal performance in the World Cup season-opening races in Lake Placid last week, the tour moves to Park City, Utah, for its second leg. more »»

Lolo Jones begins another Olympic quest

November 17, 2017 LAKE PLACID — There are six women pushing bobsleds this season for the U.S. national team. Of those, only three will be picked to race in the upcoming Pyeongchang Olympics. more »»

Americans collect opening medals

November 10, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Bobsled and skeleton athletes took to the ice at Mount Van Hoevenberg on Thursday for the first of eight World Cup events that will lead to next year’s Winter Olympics in... more »»

Basking in World Cup gold

November 10, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Growing up just a couple hours down the Northway from Lake Placid in Whitehall, Codie Bascue found out he really liked the sport of bobsledding when he was introduced to the sport... more »»

Holcomb gone, but not forgotten

November 10, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Some of Steven Holcomb’s ashes are scattered at Mount Van Hoevenberg, the track where the longtime U.S. bobsled driver dominated like no other for about the last two decades. more »»

Lake Placid hosts bobsled, skeleton World Cup this week

November 9, 2017 LAKE PLACID — With veteran pilots Elana Meyers Taylor and Jamie Greubel Poser paving the way, there’s little doubt that the American women are heading into this bobsled World Cup and Olympic season... more »»

US Luge team hands out annual awards

November 8, 2017 LAKE PLACID — At its recent annual meetings of the United States Luge Association Board of Directors and ensuing Assembly, yearly awards were issued for the 2016-2017 competitive season. more »»

Chen marches toward Olympics, with stop in Lake Placid

November 8, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Nathan Chen wowed the skating world by landing a record five quad jumps on his way to winning the national championship in January. more »»

Cadyville pilot opens NAC season with 4 medals

November 8, 2017 WHISTLER, British Columbia — Pilot Hunter Church, along with his crew of Hakeem Abdul Saboor, rookie Josh Williamson and Lou Moreira, began the 2017-2018 season on a high note last weekend in... more »»

O’Shea, Crumpton collect top 10 finishes

November 8, 2017 WHISTLER, British Columbia — Annie O’Shea and Nathan Crumpton combined for three top-10 finishes in the opening races of the Intercontinental Cup tour in Whistler, Canada last weekend. more »»

USA Skeleton collects six medals in NAC opener

November 7, 2017 WHISTLER, British Columbia — USA Skeleton got off to a strong start on the North American Cup in Whistler over the weekend, medaling five times in four races to kick off the 2017-2018 season. more »»

World Cup luge team finalized in South Korea

November 6, 2017 PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — The USA Luge doubles team of Matt Mortensen and Jayson Terdiman and singles racer Tucker West, all members of the 2014 Sochi Olympic team, won their respective divisions... more »»

USA Luge goes to Plan C for seeding races

November 2, 2017     LAKE PLACID — USA Luge officials hope the third time is the charm for the rest of their 2017-18 World Cup seeding races, after being canceled twice. more »»

'Shib Sibs' riding momentum into Lake Placid Skate America

October 31, 2017 LAKE PLACID — The brother and sister ice dance team of Maia and Alex Shibutani are no strangers to the international skating spotlight. more »»

Salt Lake City hosts World Cup qualifiers

October 30, 2017 LAKE PLACID — In the world of elite speedskating, one competition determines which American atheltes go on to compete in the World Cup events, and helps skaters qualify for the Olympic Trials in... more »»

Lussi selected to national team

October 20, 2017 PARK CITY, Utah — Lake Placid native Nina Lussi was among the women selected by USA Nordic as members of the first USA Nordic sports women’s ski jumping national team. more »»

UP CLOSE: USOC honors USA Luge coach Fred Zimny

October 20, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Eighteen miles west of Chicago, there is a village of 25,000 people that has become a most unlikely of grassroots locations for USA Luge and its youthful, wide-eyed Olympic dreamers. more »»

USA Bobsled choose men's pilots

October 20, 2017 Codie Bascue, Justin Olsen and Nick Cunningham are going to start the Olympic season as drivers on USA Bobsled’s men’s national team. more »»

Reinbolt claims USA 3 driver’s seat

October 17, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Brittany Reinbolt teamed with Olympian Lolo Jones to secure her second USA Women’s Bobsled National Team Trials win in as many day at Mount Van Hoevenberg on Saturday, earning her the... more »»

 
 

Lake Placid Diet

Lake Placid Half Marathon among the most walker-friendly races in Northeast

May 11, 2017 Since launching the Lake Placid Diet more than three years ago, I’ve had my ups and downs with weight and highs and lows with self-esteem, health issues and achieving my goals. more »

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