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On the rise

April 17, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Ray Brook luger Sophie Kirkby made great strides this season. The 12-year-old slider proved herself to be the best in her age group. more »»

 
 
 
Olympic visitors

April 11, 2014 more »»

Lever named top Canadian

April 8, 2014 Part-time Wilmington resident Beatrix Lever was named the top Canadian female skier under 16 at the Whistler Cup in British Columbia this past weekend. more »»

Decker captures U16 national championship

April 4, 2014 In March, Cecily Decker proved that she was the top girls giant slalom racer under the age of 16 in the eastern United States. On Monday, she proved she was the best in the entire country. more »»

Hamlin named best female

April 3, 2014 WASHINGTON — Remsen native Erin Hamlin was named as the best female Olympian on Wednesday as part of the Best of U.S. more »»

Local Olympians celebrated at second parade

April 3, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — A lot has changed for Billy Demong since that day in February 1998 when the then-17-year-old Vermontville native was treated to a homecoming parade through downtown Saranac Lake after... more »»

Lussi leaps ahead of Continental Cup field

March 28, 2014 LAKE PLACID — While much of the local spotlight was on the Olympics this winter, ski jumper Nina Lussi quietly had a stellar season. more »»

Olympic Oval wraps up busy season

March 26, 2014 LAKE PLACID — The Olympic Oval closed Sunday, March 16 after an exciting season of speedskating races and training sessions. more »»

Burke wraps World Cup season with 9th place

March 24, 2014 Tim Burke ended his World Cup biathlon season on a high note Sunday with a ninth-place finish in the 15-kilometer mass start race in Oslo, Norway. more »»

Spectators meet their Olympic heroes at Lake Placid parade

March 20, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid celebrated its Olympic heritage Sunday, March 16 by welcoming back a dozen athletes who competed in the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. more »»

Hamlin slows down after post-Olympic whirlwind

March 18, 2014 LAKE PLACID — As a world-class athlete and a three-time Olympian, Erin Hamlin is no stranger to the fast-paced life of crossing the ocean and jumping from one continent to another. more »»

Bailey bronzed with first World Cup podium

March 17, 2014 Lake Placid’s Lowell Bailey took bronze in the 10-kilometer sprint Saturday in Kontiolahti, Finland for his first ever World Cup podium finish. “It’s been a long time coming. more »»

U.S. sliders celebrate historic season

March 14, 2014 LAKE PLACID — The USA Bobsled & Skeleton Team captured 71 medals in international races and six medals at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia for a historic 2013-2014 season. more »»

More Olympians confirmed for Lake Placid parade Sunday

March 14, 2014 The list of local 2014 Winter Olympians participating in the parade on Sunday, March 16 in Lake Placid has expanded significantly. Also, the start time has been moved back from 5:30 to 6 p.m. more »»

Bailey places 29th in Finland sprint

March 14, 2014 Lowell Bailey of Lake Placid was the top American finisher Thursday in the 10-kilometer sprint race of the World Cup biathlon event in Kontiolahti, Finland. more »»

Track records fall at U.S. Nationals

March 13, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Skeleton athletes Matt Antoine and Savannah Graybill maintained their overnight leads with record-breaking times to claim U.S. more »»

Burke skis to seventh place

March 10, 2014 Paul Smiths native Tim Burke turned in a seventh-place finish Sunday in the 15-kilometer mass start at the World Cup event in Pokljuka, Slovenia. more »»

Bailey finishes 12th in World Cup sprint

March 7, 2014 Lowell Bailey of Lake Placid raced to a 12th-place finish and Tim Burke of Paul Smiths was 16th Thursday in the 10-kilometer sprint race of the World Cup biathlon event in Pokljuka, Slovenia. more »»

Lake Placid Olympic parade is March 16

March 5, 2014 LAKE PLACID — A tentative date of Sunday, March 16 has been set for a Lake Placid Olympic parade, village Clerk Ellen Clark reported to the board Monday, March 3. more »»

Saranac Lake's Olympic parade set for March 26

March 5, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — The Adirondack region’s local Olympic athletes will be welcomed home with a parade here on Wednesday, March 26. more »»

AFTER SOCHI: Hosts’ real Olympic challenge is after the games

February 28, 2014 For athletes and spectators at Sochi, it’s time to pack up. But for the host cities, the real challenge begins with the end of the Olympics. more »»