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USA Luge faces financial shortfall

August 19, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — Facing a financial crunch worsened by the loss of a key sponsor, USA Luge officials are reaching out for political support, including to U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer. more »»

 
 
 
Town picks Lamb for ORDA board

June 11, 2014 LAKE PLACID - Joe Lamb is the North Elba Town Council's new choice for the state Olympic Regional Development Authority's board. more »»

UP CLOSE: Freedom for all

May 29, 2014 LAKE PLACID — It’s hard to believe that Dmitry Feld walked around without a smile when he first moved from the Republic of Ukraine to the U.S. in 1979. People didn’t smile much in the Soviet Uni. more »»

Hansen taking luge season off

May 21, 2014 Kate Hansen will not be competing with USA Luge this coming season, opting instead to focus on academics. more »»

World Cup luge returning to Lake Placid

May 9, 2014 Olympic bronze medalist Erin Hamlin is going to get her home-ice advantage back next season, for at least one weeken. more »»

USSA cuts money for nordic combined

April 24, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — In the Olympics, medals mean money. more »»

On the rise

April 17, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Ray Brook luger Sophie Kirkby made great strides this season. The 12-year-old slider proved herself to be the best in her age group. more »»

Olympic visitors

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Lever named top Canadian

April 8, 2014 Part-time Wilmington resident Beatrix Lever was named the top Canadian female skier under 16 at the Whistler Cup in British Columbia this past weekend. more »»

Decker captures U16 national championship

April 4, 2014 In March, Cecily Decker proved that she was the top girls giant slalom racer under the age of 16 in the eastern United States. On Monday, she proved she was the best in the entire country. more »»

Hamlin named best female

April 3, 2014 WASHINGTON — Remsen native Erin Hamlin was named as the best female Olympian on Wednesday as part of the Best of U.S. more »»

Local Olympians celebrated at second parade

April 3, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — A lot has changed for Billy Demong since that day in February 1998 when the then-17-year-old Vermontville native was treated to a homecoming parade through downtown Saranac Lake after... more »»

Lussi leaps ahead of Continental Cup field

March 28, 2014 LAKE PLACID — While much of the local spotlight was on the Olympics this winter, ski jumper Nina Lussi quietly had a stellar season. more »»

Olympic Oval wraps up busy season

March 26, 2014 LAKE PLACID — The Olympic Oval closed Sunday, March 16 after an exciting season of speedskating races and training sessions. more »»

Burke wraps World Cup season with 9th place

March 24, 2014 Tim Burke ended his World Cup biathlon season on a high note Sunday with a ninth-place finish in the 15-kilometer mass start race in Oslo, Norway. more »»

Spectators meet their Olympic heroes at Lake Placid parade

March 20, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid celebrated its Olympic heritage Sunday, March 16 by welcoming back a dozen athletes who competed in the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. more »»

Hamlin slows down after post-Olympic whirlwind

March 18, 2014 LAKE PLACID — As a world-class athlete and a three-time Olympian, Erin Hamlin is no stranger to the fast-paced life of crossing the ocean and jumping from one continent to another. more »»

Bailey bronzed with first World Cup podium

March 17, 2014 Lake Placid’s Lowell Bailey took bronze in the 10-kilometer sprint Saturday in Kontiolahti, Finland for his first ever World Cup podium finish. “It’s been a long time coming. more »»

U.S. sliders celebrate historic season

March 14, 2014 LAKE PLACID — The USA Bobsled & Skeleton Team captured 71 medals in international races and six medals at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia for a historic 2013-2014 season. more »»

More Olympians confirmed for Lake Placid parade Sunday

March 14, 2014 The list of local 2014 Winter Olympians participating in the parade on Sunday, March 16 in Lake Placid has expanded significantly. Also, the start time has been moved back from 5:30 to 6 p.m. more »»

Bailey places 29th in Finland sprint

March 14, 2014 Lowell Bailey of Lake Placid was the top American finisher Thursday in the 10-kilometer sprint race of the World Cup biathlon event in Kontiolahti, Finland. more »»

 
 

Lake Placid Diet

Battling the demons of food addiction

August 28, 2014 This week: 389 lbs. Last week: 391 lbs. Start (Dec. 17): 470 lbs. Total lost: 81 lbs. I can break myself out of a food trance ... sometimes. Other times, I’m out of control. more »

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