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Classic returns for another run

October 8, 2019 LAKE PLACID — The 49th edition of the annual Lake Placid Classic Half Marathon and 10K will take place Saturday, Oct. 12. In 1970, a small group of runners led by Dr. 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 »»

Brousseau takes over freeski program

October 3, 2019 KC Brousseau has been named as the full-time freeski coach at Whiteface Mountain by the New York Ski Educational Foundation. 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 »»

Short-staffed Bombers fall to Moriah

October 1, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Considering its decimated roster, a 1-0 home loss to Moriah on Tuesday turned out to be a pretty good showing for the Lake Placid girls soccer team. 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 »»

VanLeuvan goes the distance to win title

September 20, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Thirty-six holes of golf wasn’t enough to decide this year’s champion in the annual Craig Wood-Ray Randall golf tournament that took place over the weekend. more »»

Georgia on his mind

September 20, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Gocha Gobronidze was 11 years old in February 1980 when he watched the Miracle on Ice hockey game on TV from his home in the Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic, then part of the Soviet... 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 »»

Persistence pays for Politi, Fazio

September 13, 2019 LAKE PLACID — On an ideal late summer day to play the game of golf, Nick Politi and Pete Fazio took home the championship they started looking to win four years ago when they beat the field... 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 »»

Locals take on Ironman double duty

September 8, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Rich Burke, Caitlin Skufca, Nancy Sansevere and Brian Delaney completed the Lake Placid Ironman double Sunday by crossing the finish line of the 70.3 triathlo. more »»

Marcantonio right at home in Lake Placid 70.3

September 8, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Nicholas Marcantonio has had an exceptional summer competing in Ironman races on what he considers his home course. more »»

Liu makes history in Lake Placid

September 6, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Four revolutions, and it looked effortless. For 14-year-old U.S. more »»

Indian skater captures audience’s hearts at Junior Grand Prix

September 6, 2019 LAKE PLACID — The first thing skating fans noticed when India’s Harshita Rawtani made her Junior Grand Prix debut in Lake Placid was her sheer joy of being on the ic. more »»

Athletes warm up to Lake Placid 70.3

September 6, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Chilly temperatures were part of the scenario the past two years for the Ironman Lake Placid 70. more »»

Road closures, spectator information for Ironman 70.3 Lake Placid on Sunday

September 6, 2019 LAKE PLACID — The third Ironman 70.3 Lake Placid triathlon will take place from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8. The triathlon route includes a . more »»

Tupper Lakers choose River Pigs as name for new pro baseball team name

September 6, 2019 TUPPER LAKE — David “Haji” Maroun walked over to the table under a pop-up tent at the Municipal Park Saturday, Aug. more »»

Adult skaters reunite in Lake Placid

August 30, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid has been a center for adult skating for decades, hosting skating camp weeks catering to skaters 21 and older and previously hosting several U.. more »»



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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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