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2019 was a hall of fame year for Jim Shea Jr.

January 3, 2020 LAKE PLACID — U.S. Olympic skeleton gold medalist Jim Shea Jr. was recently inducted into the Utah Sports Hall of Fame, four months after being named to the USA Bobsled & Skeleton Hall of Fame. more »»

 
 
 
Lake Placid ready for more World Cup bobsled, skeleton

December 12, 2019 LAKE PLACID — It’s round two of sliding in Lake Placid this weekend as the second set of World Cup bobsled and skeleton races take place at the Olympic Sports Comple. more »»

Humphries golden in American debut

December 8, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Kaillie Humphries proved that she can win at any track, in any sled, and for any country in her return to women’s bobsled competition this weekend in Lake Placid after taking a year... more »»

Welcome, world: We’re ready for bobsled and skeleton

December 6, 2019 LAKE PLACID — The state Olympic Regional Development Authority will host its first of two International Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation Bobsled World Cup events this weekend at the Olympic Sports... more »»

U.S. Luge collects five medals on home ice

December 3, 2019 LAKE PLACID — The cold air that moved into the Adirondacks over the weekend made for fast ice at the Mount Van Hoevenberg track for the Viessmann Luge World Cup Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. more »»

USA Luge’s coming home party

November 27, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Two-time Olympian Summer Britcher gave the United States National Luge Team its first medal of the season at the first World Cup in Innsbruck/Igls, Austria this past weekend, and the... more »»

Duluth Trading Company names prizes for USA Luge’s Running of the Balls benefit

November 27, 2019 LAKE PLACID — There is still time to adopt lacrosse balls for USA Luge’s fifth annual Running of the Balls benefit race on Saturday, Nov. more »»

Luge season ready for liftoff

November 19, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Nearly nine months has elapsed since the last Viessmann World Cup luge race was held. more »»

UP CLOSE: Wylie returns to town

November 15, 2019 LAKE PLACID — The first time figure skater Paul Wylie set foot in Lake Placid, he was at the cusp of becoming a teenager and already well into his athletic career. 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 »»

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 »»

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 »»

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 »»

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 »»

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 »»

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 »»

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 »»