Lake Placid News Olympicsen-usThu, 29 Sep 2016 16:24:04 EDTThu, 29 Sep 2016 16:24:04 EDT coach of USA Luge National Team shares his 'Rocky'-like story PLACID - Days after defecting from his native Czechoslovakia while on a bus tour of Austria in 1981, Miro Zayonc sat in a Vienna theater.Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTCodd skates toward lofty goals PLACID - On cold winter afternoons at the Olympic Speed Skating Oval in Lake Placid you may have seen a handful of rugged individuals determinedly pursuing their dreams of Olympic success in the face of a myriad of adverse weather conditions.Tue, 20 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTMunoz takes training to next level PLACID - The Lake Placid Olympic Oval, which in the past has served as a training venue for Olympic champions like Charles Jewtraw and Jack Shea,has alsohelped develop more recent speed skating champions like Apolo Anton Ohno, Shani Davis,...Wed, 14 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTMasley carried luge into next era, Delaware - Frank Masley, a three-time Olympian and the first Olympic flagbearer in USA Luge history, lost his fight against cancer Saturday at his Wilmington, Delaware home.Tue, 13 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTSmith, Reiss inspire in finale PLACID - Entertaining a packed house at the last Saturday Night Ice Show of the season Aug. 27, national competitors Erika Choi Smith and AJ Reiss thrilled with daring lifts, soaring throw jumps and elegant choreography.Wed, 31 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDT