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Flaming Leaves takes flight

October 9, 2015     LAKE PLACID — Ski jumping will highlight another busy autumn weekend Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 10-11, here in the Olympic Region. more »»

Ice time at Van Ho

October 9, 2015 LAKE PLACID — USA Luge Olympian Aidan Kelly took the first official run of the season Thursday morning on the mile-long track of ice on Mount Van Hoevenberg. more »»

Luge, bobsled and skeleton athletes take it outside

October 7, 2015 LAKE PLACID (AP) — The winter sports sliding venue that’s home ice for the U.. more »»

Team Lake Placid goes global

October 5, 2015 LAKE PLACID — The rain that poured down on a chilly, windy Wednesday afternoon was a reminder that winter may not be far off. more »»

UISF distributes grants to athletes

October 1, 2015 LAKE PLACID — The Uihlein-Ironman Sports Fund awarded 27 grants to local athletes and organizations at a ceremony at Heaven Hill Farm on Sunday. more »»

Rookie makes early case with national title

September 23, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Rookie competitor Hakeem Abdul-Saboor won the men’s USA National Bobsled Push Championships on Saturday, Sept. 19 at the Olympic Training Center. more »»

Perennial champs on top again

September 23, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Vancouver Olympian Julia Clukey and Sochi Olympic team member Tucker West won their respective divisions Friday, Sept. 18 at the annual USA Luge Start Championship. more »»

Gibbs grabs first push title

September 18, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Lauren Gibbs won the women’s USA National Bobsled Push Championships on Friday, while Elana Meyers Taylor and Steven Holcomb claimed their respective pilot push titles. more »»

Clukey wins record eighth luge start championship

September 18, 2015 LAKE PLACID (AP) — Julia Clukey won her record eighth USA Luge women’s national start championship Friday night. more »»

JoJo graces Figure judging panel with wealth of experience

September 8, 2015 LAKE PLACID — JoJo Starbuck has one of the most memorable names in figure skating, and one of the most memorable careers as well. more »»

Figures revival

September 1, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Skaters, skating fans and skating luminaries from throughout the world celebrated “school figures” this past week at the World Figure Championship & Figure Festival. more »»

Holmes brings wide-reaching experience to Figure Festival

August 27, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Not many skaters can say that they not only competed in the Olympic Games, but also starred in the Ice Capades and in three seasons of a popular television show. more »»

Trio pulls out all the stops for finale

August 26, 2015 LAKE PLACID — National and world ice dance competitors Kim Navarro and Brent Bommentre and national champion and world competitor Ryan Bradley joined 18 skaters (mostly from the Adirondack region... more »»

U-18 team surges past Canada

August 24, 2015 LAKE PLACID — For the second time in as many games, the United States women’s under-18 select hockey team surged out to a 2-0 lead over rival Canada in Sunday’s matchup at the Olympic Center. more »»

Award-winning producer adds to elite cast at Figure Festival

August 20, 2015 LAKE PLACID — If you mention the name Doug Wilson in the company of sports fans, especially figure skating fans, they will certainly know his name. more »»

U.S. women take round one

August 20, 2015 LAKE PLACID — The Canadians may have owned the first period in Wednesday’s women’s under-22 national select team hockey game against the United States, but the rest of the night belonged to the... more »»

Skaters glide into next phase of career

August 20, 2015 LAKE PLACID — The Saturday Night Ice Show on Aug. more »»

Hockey fest

August 13, 2015 more »»

Need for speed

August 6, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid High School senior Esther Munoz has a passion for speed skating. Munoz, who recently qualified for the U.S. more »»

Top skaters convene for Ice Dance Championships

August 6, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Ice Dancers from all over the world converged in Lake Placid from July 29 to Aug. 1 to compete in the world-famous Lake Placid Ice Dance Championships. more »»

Jim Craig selling ‘Miracle’ memorabilia

August 6, 2015 NEW YORK (AP) — The American flag that goalie Jim Craig wrapped around his shoulders after the U.S. Miracle on Ice victory at the 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympics is on the auction block. more »»


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Morning commute

October 8, 2015 Not a bad morning commute along Lake Flower in Saranac Lake. Hands were a bit cold with the temperature at about 33 degrees. Should clear up to be a nice day. more »

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