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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 »»

'Miracle on Ice' player Mark Pavelich charged in attack

August 22, 2019 GRAND MARAIS, Minn. (AP) — Mark Pavelich, a forward on the 1980 "Miracle on Ice" U.S. more »»

Hubbell, Donohue dazzle in Lake Placid

August 16, 2019 LAKE PLACID — On Aug. more »»

ORDA unveils $100M Olympic Center overhaul

July 29, 2019 LAKE PLACID — The state Olympic Regional Development Authority is moving forward with a large-scale, $100 million modernization project at the Olympic Center that officials say will “define the Lak... more »»

LaBrake stays connected to Lake Placid

July 26, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Native Lake Placidian Jeff LaBrake, an elite competitive figure skater, ice show performer and coach who has traveled the world, returns to his hometown every summer to share his love... more »»

Tennell draws a crowd at Ice Show

July 25, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Olympic medalist Bradie Tennell, the 2018 U.S. Ladies Champion, returned to Lake Placid to star in the Saturday Night Ice Show on July 20. more »»

Shea ice built for figure skaters

July 19, 2019 LAKE PLACID — White, black or unpainted — which ice color is best to skate on? Frequent visitors to the 1932 Jack Shea Arena in Lake Placid’s Olympic Center might notice something different these... more »»

‘The Greatest Showman’ takes centerstage in Lake Placid

July 18, 2019 LAKE PLACID — The finale of the July 13 Saturday Night Ice Show was set to the song, “The Greatest Show” from the 2017 musical hit The Greatest Showman, appropriate considering that the skater wh... more »»

Italy's Milan-Cortina wins vote to host 2026 Winter Olympics

June 24, 2019 LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Riding a wave of widespread Italian enthusiasm to be an Olympic host, Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo won the vote Monday to stage the 2026 Winter Games. more »»

Terdiman ready for another season with Mazdzer

May 17, 2019 LAKE PLACID — An unusual arrangement emerged on the USA Luge team last season, as Olympic silver medal-winning solo slider Chris Mazdzer joined Jayson Terdiman on the doubles sle. more »»

Luge World Cup to make another stop in Lake Placid

April 22, 2019 LAKE PLACID — The International Luge Federation (FIL) announced its World Cup racing schedule for the upcoming winter, and it includes a Thanksgiving weekend stop in Lake Placid. more »»

 
 
 

Lake Placid Diet

Taking it one step at a time on the Lake Placid Diet

June 20, 2019 It’s like looking in a full-length mirror every time I file a new column. That’s why it’s taken me so long to give you an update on the Lake Placid Diet. I dread looking in the mirro. more »

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