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Lake Placid hosts bobsled, skeleton World Cup

December 12, 2013 LAKE PLACID — The bobs are back, and so are the skeletons. Starting on Friday, Dec. more »»

On the world stage

December 6, 2013 LAKE PLACID — With the World Cup season now underway for winter sports, thousands of athletes are looking to put forth their best efforts with the hopes of making their nations’ Olympic teams so... more »»

Biesemeyer sidelined with knee injury

December 5, 2013 Alpine skier and Olympic hopeful Tommy Biesemeyer of Keene suffered a serious knee injury Friday during a downhill training run in Lake Louise, Alberta. more »»

Holcomb back on track with Calgary sweep

December 4, 2013 CALGARY, Alberta — It had been three years since Steven Holcomb was on top of the podium in a four-man bobsled World Cup competition. more »»

Marsicano aims toward second Olympics

November 29, 2013 Speedskater Trevor Marsicano was the world single distance champion in the 1,000-meter race in 2009 and a silver medalist at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in the team pursuit event. more »»

U.S. bobsled team returns to Calgary

November 27, 2013 CALGARY, Alberta — The Olympic season commences with the first World Cup event in Calgary, Canada this week. The U.S. more »»

Lake Placid in media spotlight

November 27, 2013 LAKE PLACID — With the 2014 Sochi Olympics just a few months away, journalists from around the country are looking for Olympic-related stories, including those from the 1932 and 1980 Winter Games in... more »»

Cook, Burke, Bailey team up for 12th in World Cup opener

November 25, 2013 OSTERSUND, Sweden — The United States mixed relay team of Annelies Cook, Susan Dunklee, Tim Burke and Lowell Bailey opened the IBU World Cup season Sunday with a 12th place overall finish. more »»

Mazdzer locks up Sochi spot

November 25, 2013 Chris Mazdzer finished his second and final run, checked his time and felt a brief pang of disappointment. A very brief one. Mazdzer wrapped up a spot on the 2014 U.S. more »»

1998 Olympian named as junior luge coach

November 22, 2013 LAKE PLACID — The United States Luge Association announced Tuesday that 1998 Olympian Larry Dolan has been appointed head coach of the organization’s Junior C and D Teams. more »»

Protopopovs pop in for free lesson

November 22, 2013 LAKE PLACID — Skating Club of Lake Placid members had the opportunity to skate with Olympic legends Oleg and Ludmila Protopopov on Wednesday at the Olympic Center. more »»

International bobsled, skeleton racing underway

November 21, 2013 The bobsled and skeleton international competitive season is in full swing with a series of races slated around the world this wee. more »»

Vonn’s Olympic prep on hold after crash

November 21, 2013 Lindsey Vonn partially tore one of the reconstructed ligaments in her surgically repaired right knee in a training crash that at the very least puts her preparation for the Sochi Olympics on hold. more »»

Vonn injured during training

November 20, 2013 DENVER — Reigning Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn crashed Tuesday while training in Copper Mountain, Colo., ahead of her planned return to racing following major knee surgery. U.S. more »»

Mazdzer 14th in World Cup opener

November 18, 2013 LILLEHAMMER, Norway — On a day when Italy and Germany took the headlines at the World Cup men’s singles opener in Lillehammer, USA Luge saw Chris Mazdzer of Saranac Lake take 14th place, followed b... more »»

Hamlin tops U.S. women in Lillehammer

November 18, 2013 LILLEHAMMER, Norway — Broken foot aside, Kate Hansen took the opening run lead in Saturday’s women’s World Cup luge opener, but it was German Natalie Geisenberger who put the hammer down in... more »»

Women’s jump coach steps down

November 18, 2013 Paolo Bernardi has resigned as coach of the U.S. women’s ski jumping team. Bernardi announced the move Thursday on his Facebook page. more »»

Luge season opens in Lillehammer with an eye toward Sochi

November 15, 2013 LILLEHAMMER, Norway — The last World Cup luge race was held in late February when the circuit competed in Sochi, Russia for the 2013 tour finals and official test event prior to the 2014 Winter... more »»

Canada grabs Four Nations title; U.S. settles for third

November 11, 2013 LAKE PLACID — Jenelle Kohanchuk scored twice and Vicki Bendus had the tiebreaking goal and added two assists to help Canada win the Four Nations Cup women’s hockey tournament for the 13th time, 6-3... more »»

 
 

 

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