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Demong bites into Big Apple

November 21, 2014 Not many people’s first stab at a running a marathon is the New York City Marathon and then finish in the top. more »»

On top of the world

November 20, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Village of Lake Placid Mayor Craig Randall and Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism President Jim McKenna recently spent several days in Europe attending the annual World Union of... more »»

IOC opens door to joint bids

November 19, 2014 LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Breaking from the tradition of awarding the Summer Olympics only to a single host city, the IOC is opening the door to possible wider bids — including bids from an entire... more »»

Indian slider teams with Kennedy

November 18, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Thoughts of India may not bring to mind winter sports like luge. However, that won’t be the case for long if Shiva Keshavan has anything to do with it. more »»

IOC opens door to joint bids and new sports events

November 18, 2014 LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Breaking from the tradition of awarding the Olympics only to a single host city, the IOC is opening the door to possible wider bids — including bids from an entire... more »»

Lake Placid ski legend

November 13, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Don’t think of Jim Shea Sr. as the only Shea in three generations not to win an Olympic medal. Think of him as a Pioneer. more »»

Selection races continue in Utah

November 7, 2014 The United States bobsled and skeleton selection races continue this week on the 2002 Olympic track in Park City, Utah before the national team is announced on Sunday. more »»

'War Horse' ready to roll

October 29, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Andrew Weibrecht always said he’d be in the Olympics. The Lake Placid native’s parents first took him skiing when he was about a year old. more »»

Selection races off and running

October 28, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Elana Meyers Taylor and Nick Cunningham won the first bobsled selection races of the season Saturday. more »»

ORDA to host Miracle on Ice Fantasy Camp in Lake Placid

October 24, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Eight members of the 1980 United States men’s Olympic hockey team will return to the rink that made them legends for a Miracle on Ice Fantasy Camp. more »»

Let the sliding begin

October 21, 2014 LAKE PLACID (AP) — For the U.S. bobsled, skeleton and luge teams, home ice is ready again. more »»

Local skaters compete in regional competition

October 17, 2014 Several skaters representing the Skating Club of Lake Placid competed at the North Atlantic Regional Figure Skating Championships, Oct. 10-14 in Hackensack, New Jersey. more »»

Local jumpers leave fear in the dust

October 10, 2014 LAKE PLACID — It takes a lot of training and confidence to strap on a pair of skis and soar off of a 90-meter ski jump. More than anything else, though, it takes courag. more »»

Uihlein-Ironman awards grants

September 30, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Sometimes even the most dedicated competitors need a little boost. more »»

Clapp-Taylor goes back-to-back as push champ

September 29, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Gracie Clapp-Taylor repeated as women’s champion and Trent Kraychir claimed the men’s title at the U.S. more »»

Women bobsledders ready for the big time

September 27, 2014 Elana Meyers Taylor has long wanted a chance to jump in a bobsled and compete against men. It might have arrived. more »»

Mazdzer, Clukey scoop up start titles

September 22, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Vancouver Olympian Julia Clukey won a team high seventh USA Luge Indoor Start Championship on Friday night in Lake Placid, while two-time Olympian Chris Mazdzer rallied in the final... more »»

USA Luge faces financial shortfall

August 19, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — Facing a financial crunch worsened by the loss of a key sponsor, USA Luge officials are reaching out for political support, including to U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer. more »»

Town picks Lamb for ORDA board

June 11, 2014 LAKE PLACID - Joe Lamb is the North Elba Town Council's new choice for the state Olympic Regional Development Authority's board. more »»

UP CLOSE: Freedom for all

May 29, 2014 LAKE PLACID — It’s hard to believe that Dmitry Feld walked around without a smile when he first moved from the Republic of Ukraine to the U.S. in 1979. People didn’t smile much in the Soviet Union. more »»

 
 

 

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