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Bailey 16th in Slovenia sprint

December 19, 2014 Lowell Bailey was perfect on the range Friday on his way to a 16th-place finish in the 10-kilometer World Cup biathlon sprint event in Pokljuka, Slovenia. more »»

 
 
 
Burke tops American men in Austria

December 16, 2014 Tim Burke was the top finisher for the United States men’s biathlon team Sunday in the World Cup pursuit event in Hochfilzen, Austri. more »»

Mazdzer grabs Calgary gold

December 16, 2014 As soon as Chris Mazdzer awoke on Saturday morning he knew it was going to be a different kind of day. more »»

U.S. women sweep in Placid

December 15, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Three-for-3 and 0-for-3. That’s how Saturday played out for United States bobsledders during the final two races of the FIBT Word Cup at Mount Van Hoevenberg. more »»

Top sledders converge on Van Ho

December 11, 2014 LAKE PLACID — A new World Cup season begins in Lake Placid this weekend for bobsled and skeleton athletes, and at the same time, the top two drivers from the United States will be facing new... more »»

Bailey 17th in pursuit opener

December 10, 2014 Lowell Bailey of Lake Placid overcame swirling winds Sunday to capture a 17th-place finish in the opening World Cup biathlon pursuit event in Ostersund, Sweden. more »»

U.S. finishes strong at Lake Placid World Cup

December 8, 2014 LAKE PLACID — The United States luge team had another exciting day Saturday during the World Cup competition at Mount Van Hoevenber. more »»

U.S. teen Tucker West wins luge World Cup

December 5, 2014 LAKE PLACID — The crowd chanted “USA, USA!” as Tucker West began his last run down the luge track in the World Cup competition at Mount Van Hoevenberg on Friday. more »»

Lugers take the track

December 4, 2014 LAKE PLACID — It happened later than expected, but the luge teams finally got to take some practice runs Tuesday. more »»

Weibrecht places 20th in Lake Louise

December 1, 2014 LAKE LOUISE, Alberta — Lake Placid native Andrew Weibrecht was the top American super-G men’s finisher Sunday at the World Cup event in Lake Louise. more »»

Tearing it up

November 28, 2014 Lake Placid native Jake Doan has been making a big name for himself in the freestyle ski world over the past few years. more »»

Oval prepares for winter skating season

November 27, 2014 LAKE PLACID — For the first time in more than 20 years, the Olympic Speedskating Oval opened for the season before Thanksgiving. On Friday, Nov. 21 and Saturday, Nov. more »»

Demong bites into Big Apple

November 21, 2014 Not many people’s first stab at a running a marathon is the New York City Marathon and then finish in the top. more »»

On top of the world

November 20, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Village of Lake Placid Mayor Craig Randall and Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism President Jim McKenna recently spent several days in Europe attending the annual World Union of... more »»

IOC opens door to joint bids

November 19, 2014 LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Breaking from the tradition of awarding the Summer Olympics only to a single host city, the IOC is opening the door to possible wider bids — including bids from an entire... more »»

Indian slider teams with Kennedy

November 18, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Thoughts of India may not bring to mind winter sports like luge. However, that won’t be the case for long if Shiva Keshavan has anything to do with it. more »»

IOC opens door to joint bids and new sports events

November 18, 2014 LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Breaking from the tradition of awarding the Olympics only to a single host city, the IOC is opening the door to possible wider bids — including bids from an entire... more »»

Lake Placid ski legend

November 13, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Don’t think of Jim Shea Sr. as the only Shea in three generations not to win an Olympic medal. Think of him as a Pioneer. more »»

Selection races continue in Utah

November 7, 2014 The United States bobsled and skeleton selection races continue this week on the 2002 Olympic track in Park City, Utah before the national team is announced on Sunday. more »»

'War Horse' ready to roll

October 29, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Andrew Weibrecht always said he’d be in the Olympics. The Lake Placid native’s parents first took him skiing when he was about a year old. more »»

Selection races off and running

October 28, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Elana Meyers Taylor and Nick Cunningham won the first bobsled selection races of the season Saturday. more »»

 
 

Lake Placid Diet

A ‘Merry’ Christmas indeed

December 18, 2014 This week: 390 lbs. Last week: 392 lbs. Start (12/17/13): 470 lbs. Total lost: 80 lbs. Think of it as giving yourself a Christmas present for next year. more »

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