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Guts, determination and impressive driving

April 1, 2019 LAKE PLACID — With just 13 racers competing in Lake Placid over the weekend, the 2019 IBSF Para Bobsled World Championships certainly didn’t feature a big field. more »»

USA Luge move

March 29, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Almost three years after New York state promised to give USA Luge $5 million to help build a new start ramp in this town, construction is set to begin in Apri. more »»

Rasmussen looks to continue winning ways in Lake Placid

March 29, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Christ Rasmussen has had a pretty good World Cup season in para-bobsledding, earning multiple trips to the podium as the series made its way around the world this winter. more »»

Jacobo feeds off adrenaline for para-bobsledding success

March 29, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Steven Jacobo is a self-described adrenaline junky, so hurtling himself down the bobsled track this weekend at Mount Van Hoevenberg doesn’t rattle the 28-year-old at all. more »»

Olympians Bailey, Burke hope to grow biathlon in Lake Placid

March 29, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Four-time Olympians Lowell Bailey and Tim Burke will soon be teammates again, but they are not the only things coming together for biathlon in the United States — and specifically for... more »»

Bailey, Burke to take on leadership positions

March 22, 2019 HOLMENKOLLEN, OSLO, Norway — Four-time Olympian Lowell Bailey has been named as U.S. Biathlon’s high performance director, and will return to Lake Placid to serve in the position that begins May 1. more »»

Lussi back in flight at worlds

March 14, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Nina Lussi may have come up short in achieving the results she wanted at the 2019 FIS World Ski Championships, which were recently held in Seefeld, Austria. more »»

USA Luge Challenge to visit Titus

March 6, 2019 LAKE PLACID — USA Luge, based in Lake Placid, will bring the thrill of the sport to Titus Mountain Family Ski Center on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.. more »»

Heiden Challenge puts skaters to the test

February 22, 2019 LAKE PLACID — No speed skater is more celebrated for their achievements in the sport than 1980 five-time Olympic gold medalist Eric Heiden, and he was further honored in Lake Placid with a speed... more »»

Wish granted for Florida boy

February 19, 2019 LAKE PLACID — A year ago, young Tiago Cusano was at home in Florida watching the Winter Olympics on television while recovering from a cancer surgery that was followed by two and a half months of... more »»

Kripps pilots first 4-man gold

February 18, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Canada’s Justin Kripps drove to a four-man bobsled World Cup gold medal in dramatic fashion Saturday, and in the same race, an athlete who grew up in the North Country also came... more »»

Meyers Taylor drives to gold medal

February 16, 2019 LAKE PLACID — As one of the best and most experienced women’s bobsled drivers on the planet, Elana Meyers Taylor wanted nothing else more than winning on her home track when the World Cup tour... more »»

Wesenberg puts an end to two-year US skeleton medal drought

February 16, 2019 LAKE PLACID — A medal drought that lasted for more than two years for the United States on the World Cup skeleton tour ended Friday, thanks to Kendall Wesenberg. more »»

Americans happy to be back on home ice

February 14, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Elana Meyers Taylor is excited for the opportunity to battle the Europeans on home ice. Brittany Reinbolt is happy not to be sitting inside in an office. more »»

Marathon presents distance challenge to hardy speed skaters

February 13, 2019 LAKE PLACID — After three cancellations last year due to weather and poor ice quality, the inaugural Lake Placid North American Challenge Marathon took place Feb. 9-10 on the James B. more »»

Mazdzer shuts down World Cup season

February 8, 2019 LAKE PLACID — As the result of a neck injury incurred in mid-January, 2018 Olympic silver medalist Chris Mazdzer has ended his luge season. more »»

Sweeney bronzed in Winterberg

January 28, 2019 WINTERBERG, Germany — Emily Sweeney made her way all the way back from last year’s debilitating crash at the Olympics to win a bronze medal Saturday at the luge World Championships in Winterberg,... more »»

Sweeney just off Championships podium

January 25, 2019 WINTERBERG, Germany — Pyeongchang Olympian Emily Sweeney paced all Americans with a fourth-place effort Friday in the sprint race as the luge World Championships got underway in Winterberg, German. more »»

USA Luge gears up for World Championships in Germany

January 25, 2019 WINTERBERG, Germany — Twenty-three nations and 121 athletes are in Winterberg, Germany, this week for the 2019 Luge World Championships, the first such event since 2017. more »»

 
 
 

 

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