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National Sports Academy succumbs to financial troubles (update)

May 22, 2015 LAKE PLACID — National Sports Academy will close at the end of the month, right after graduation, and won’t reopen in the fall. more »»

 
 
 
USA Luge looking for better offers

May 20, 2015 LAKE PLACID — After spending all 36 years of its life so far in New York’s Olympic village, USA Luge is testing its options. more »»

USA Luge may move headquarters from Lake Placid

May 19, 2015 LAKE PLACID — USA Luge may move its headquarters out of New York’s Olympic village, although it says its athletes would still train here. more »»

Jones achieves Senior Free Skate status

May 17, 2015 LAKE PLACID — It has been a busy and productive year for Skating Club of Lake Placid member Carly Jones. more »»

Back to the basics: World Figure Championships coming to Lake Placid

May 8, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Figure skating began with the discipline of Compulsory Figures (also known as School Figures), which is the practice of creating precise tracings on the ice in certain patterns... more »»

NYSEF crowns national champs

April 16, 2015 The New York Ski Educational Foundation’s freeride season came to an end at the USASA National Championships in early April on Copper Mountain in Colorad. more »»

Biathletes look ahead to Lake Placid training

April 13, 2015 Local biathletes Lowell Bailey, Tim Burke and Annelies Cook have been nominated to return to the United States National Team next seaso. more »»

Backyard talent search

April 10, 2015 LAKE PLACID — The Marshall family of Lake Placid recently received the bronze medal in the USA Luge Backyard Luge Contest. more »»

Snowboarding takes a slide

April 6, 2015 KILLINGTON, Vt. — Aging athletes, new skis and a lack of snow are ganging up on the once-edgy sport of snowboarding, which has seen a marked drop in participation over the last decade. more »»

US sledders cash in with 78 medals

April 1, 2015 LAKE PLACID — USA Bobsled & Skeleton athletes claimed 78 medals in international competitions and seven overall tour titles during the 2014-2015 seaso. more »»

On the rise

March 27, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid native Colin Delaney has been a busy guy since graduating from St. Michael’s College last year. more »»

O’Brien wins giant slalom title

March 27, 2015 CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine (AP) — Lindsey Vonn wasn’t there to compete, simply to film the giant slalom course and mingle with the next wave of up-and-coming skiers. more »»

Bailey tops American contingent on biathlon tour

March 27, 2015 Lowell Bailey, of Lake Placid, was the top American male biathlete this season after posting a 30th-place overall finish in the final World Cup standings. more »»

Antoine and Graybill defend skeleton championships

March 26, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Matt Antoine and Savannah Graybill successfully defended their USA Skeleton National Championship titles Friday after shattering the track records at Mount Van Hoevenberg. more »»

Holcomb slides to national title

March 25, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Steven Holcomb and Carlo Valdes teamed together in the men’s two-man race to claim the 2015 USA Bobsled National Championship title on Friday. more »»

Weibrecht takes 15th in Meribel super-G

March 20, 2015 Lake Placid native Andrew Weibrecht finished 15th Thursday as the top American in the World Cup Finals super-G race in Meribel, France. more »»

Sweating for gold

March 19, 2015 LAKE PLACID — The Jamaican bobsled team — the “hottest team on ice” — is warming up to New York’s Olympic village. more »»

WELCOME WORLD: Sue Cameron

March 19, 2015 (Editor’s note: This is a portion of the Feb. 26 conversation Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn had with Sue Cameron at the Olympic Center with Lake Placid Olympic Museum Manager Alison Haas. more »»

Vonn collects record 18th globe

March 18, 2015 MERIBEL, France — Lindsey Vonn won the World Cup downhill title for the seventh time after winning the last race in the discipline today at the season-ending finals. more »»

Bailey places 13th at world champs

March 17, 2015 The United States biathlon team wrapped up competition at the IBU World Championships on Sunday in Kontiolahti, Finland, with three top-20 performances in the men’s and women’s mass start events. more »»

Benefit set for Jamaican bobsledders on Saturday

March 12, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Dancing and getting fit with the Jamaican Bobsled Team on Saturday, March 14 just might help them get more practice time for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in South Kore. more »»