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‘60 Minutes Sports’ highlights Placid tonight

February 5, 2014 LAKE PLACID — CBS’ magazine-style television sports show, “60 Minutes Sports,” will feature Lake Placid’s 1980 Winter Olympics when it airs tonight at 10 o’clock on CBS’s Showtime Sports channel. more »»

Lake Placid officials won’t make Sochi Games

February 5, 2014 The village of Lake Placid will not have an official presence at the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, however, local leaders hope to travel to Russia later this year to extend an olive branch to the... more »»

Lake Placid asked to back Olympic LGBT resolution

February 5, 2014 The village of Lake Placid has been asked to endorse a resolution that encourages the International Olympic Committee to promote future Olympic host cities to be more accepting of gay rights. more »»

Biesemeyer to speak at ESWG

February 4, 2014 LAKE PLACID — U.S. Ski Team athlete Tommy Biesemeyer of Keene will deliver the keynote speech Thursday night at the Empire State Winter Games opening ceremony in the Olympic Center. more »»

Saranac Lake celebrates local Olympians

February 4, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — Hundreds of people packed the Harrietstown Town Hall the evening of Monday, Feb. 3 to celebrate the upcoming Winter Olympics and the local athletes who will participate in the. more »»

Defending champ has changed over five Olympics

February 3, 2014 When Bill Demong goes to Sochi for his fifth Olympic Winter Games, he will end a career that has already seen him make history. more »»

After struggles, Weibrecht is ready for Sochi

February 3, 2014 Four years ago, Andrew Weibrecht charged down the super-giant slalom course at the Whistler Creekside Resort in British Columbia and won an Olympic bronze meda. more »»

Burke aims for redemption in Russia

February 3, 2014 Four years ago, Tim Burke entered the Vancouver Winter Olympics at the top of his game. The Paul Smiths native was riding the best season ever for an American on the World Cup biathlon circuit. more »»

Frenette hopes to soar in Sochi

February 3, 2014 Peter Frenette was a 17-year-old Saranac Lake High School senior when he made the Olympic team that competed in Canada four years ag. more »»

Lowell Bailey rides momentum to Sochi

February 3, 2014 For some athletes, being able to compete at the Olympics is a big enough thrill. Others just want to be able to say they gave it their all, regardless of how they finis. more »»

Mazdzer has become a medal contender

February 3, 2014 Chris Mazdzer was one of the new faces on the USA Luge team when he competed in his first Olympics four years ago in Canada. more »»

Sochi course has been good to Annelies Cook

February 3, 2014 The last time Annelies Cook competed on the Sochi biathlon course, she came away smiling. more »»

Luge feeds Jayson Terdiman's adrenaline addiction

February 3, 2014 A dream that began a dozen years ago will come true this month when Lake Placid resident Jayson Terdiman competes in his first Olympics on the United States luge tea. more »»

Greubel in medal mix

February 3, 2014 Four years ago, the United States women bobsledders walked away from the Vancouver Olympics with a single medal -- a bronze claimed by Erin Pac. more »»

Lake Placid is second home for many Olympians

February 3, 2014 LAKE PLACID -- The U.S. bobsled, luge and skeleton teams are based in this two-time Olympic host village, so almost all of those athletes live here for at least several months a yea. more »»

Empire State will be well represented

February 3, 2014 In addition to the nine athletes who call Lake Placid and surrounding communities their home, there are 15 more men and women from across New York state who will compete this month in Russia at the... more »»

Lussi jumps to 23rd at Junior Worlds

January 30, 2014 In her sixth trip to the FIS Nordic Junior World Championships, Lake Placid’s Nina Lussi earned a 23rd place result in the women’s ski jump Tuesday in Val di Fiemme, Italy. more »»

UP CLOSE: Coach moved up through ski jumping ranks

January 27, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Evan Bliss might come across as your average guy, but his job is anything but average. Bliss is the head ski jumping coach for the New York Ski Educational Foundation. more »»

Our Olympians

January 24, 2014 Except for Lake Placid alpine skier Andrew Weibrecht, whose status won't be announced until Sunday, our list of Adirondack Olympians is now complete. more »»

Scholarship fund supports reporter’s trip to Sochi

January 24, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — Charlie Decker’s journalism career was cut short when he died suddenly at the age of 34, but his spirit lives on in the work of hundreds of reporters, writers and other media... more »»

 
 

 

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