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Head coach of USA Luge National Team shares his ‘Rocky’-like story

September 29, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Days after defecting from his native Czechoslovakia while on a bus tour of Austria in 1981, Miro Zayonc sat in a Vienna theater. more »»

 
 
 
Codd skates toward lofty goals

September 20, 2016 LAKE PLACID — On cold winter afternoons at the Olympic Speed Skating Oval in Lake Placid you may have seen a handful of rugged individuals determinedly pursuing their dreams of Olympic success in... more »»

Munoz takes training to next level

September 14, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Olympic Oval, which in the past has served as a training venue for Olympic champions like Charles Jewtraw and Jack Shea, has also helped develop more recent speed... more »»

Masley carried luge into next era

September 13, 2016 WILMINGTON, Delaware — Frank Masley, a three-time Olympian and the first Olympic flagbearer in USA Luge history, lost his fight against cancer Saturday at his Wilmington, Delaware home. more »»

Smith, Reiss inspire in finale

August 31, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Entertaining a packed house at the last Saturday Night Ice Show of the season Au. more »»

Gold medalist redirects energy

August 31, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Andrea Henkel-Burke unzips her purple and gold backpack, reaches around for a few seconds and then pulls out multi-colored beanbags. more »»

Warm Olympic Village welcome for Bradley

August 24, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Ice show favorite Ryan Bradley was warmly received by the audience at the Saturday Night Ice Show on Aug. 20 at the Olympic Center. more »»

First Olympic step

August 19, 2016 LAKE PLACID — During a week when U.S. Olympians are completing their journeys in Rio, 14 children had the chance to start what might become their own quests Thursday in this villag. more »»

Norton takes helm of NYSEF

August 18, 2016 WILMINGTON — John A. Norton was named as the new executive director of the New York Ski Educational Foundation by its board of directors. more »»

Talented pair performs spectacular show

August 16, 2016 LAKE PLACID — As the only pairs team performing in the Saturday Night Ice Show series this summer, US National bronze medalists Caydee Denney and John Coughlin thrilled the audience with amazing... more »»

Book tells about Jack Shea’s activism against Nazi Olympics

August 11, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Across the street from Starbucks and down one of Main Street’s alleys, there is an ice house a few feet from Mirror Lake, one of the last remnants of a business once known for its prim... more »»

Clukey announces retirement

August 10, 2016 AUGUSTA, Maine — Olympian Julia Clukey officially announced her retirement from the sport of luge Tuesday at a press conference at the Kennebec Valley YMCA in her hometown of Augusta. more »»

Torgashev returns in style

August 10, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The last time 2015 United States Junior champion Andrew Torgashev was in Lake Placid, he was a soloist in the historic one-night skating show “From the Heart” starring Ekaterina... more »»

Taxman go-eth

August 4, 2016 LAKE PLACID — After leading U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-New York) through the halls of the Olympic Training Center, Director Jack Favro brought him into what he calls “the Inspiration Room. more »»

Is lacrosse big enough for the Summer Olympics?

August 4, 2016 LAKE PLACID — This time of year, you can find George Leveille right here on the outskirts of New York’s Olympic Village, strolling the North Elba Athletic Fields with the 1980 Olympic cauldron, ski... more »»

Lake Placid village asking town to expand code enforcement

August 4, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Several members of the Lake Placid village board expressed interest Monday, Aug. more »»

Ice Dance tradition continues

August 3, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Approximately 300 skaters from around the world competed in the Lake Placid Ice Dance Championships and Lake Placid Ice Dance International July 27-30 at the Olympic Center. more »»

Schumer will visit Tuesday

August 1, 2016 LAKE PLACID — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer will use this two-time Winter Olympic host village as a backdrop Tuesday as he urges his fellow members of Congress to stop a tax on Olympic medals. more »»

Hubbell, Donohue a delight on ice

July 19, 2016 LAKE PLACID — With the approaching Ice Dance Championships at the Olympic Center Aug. more »»

Ice Dance event continues Lake Placid tradition

July 19, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Ice Dance Championships have been a Lake Placid skating tradition for more than 80 years, and this year it will once again glide into the Olympic Center July 27-3. more »»

Whiteface on short list for natural track

July 14, 2016 LAKE PLACID — At a May executive board meeting of the International Luge Federation in Atlanta, the federation and USA Luge announced a joint initiative to further develop the sport of natural track... more »»

 
 

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Fall camping in the Flow

September 29, 2016 This has to be the best time of year to go camping. No bugs, open campsites and very few people (outside of the Eastern High Peaks anyway. more »

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