Lake Placid News Olympicsen-usTue, 21 Aug 2018 18:00:09 EDTTue, 21 Aug 2018 18:00:09 EDT BACK: USA Luge seeks funds to double training runs for juniors PLACID - For luge, athletes may train for a couple of hours at the ice track, but only about seven minutes is actually spent sliding. In a competition where medals are won and lost by hundredths of a second, time matters.Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDTUniversiade is fully official after FISU signing today in Switzerland PLACID - The International University Sports Federation (FISU) in Lausanne, Switzerland, completed signing the host city contract Thursday, making Lake Placid the official site for the 2023 Winter Universiade, otherwise known as the Winter...Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDTLocal Olympians chip in for PSC initiative SMITHS - Five of the area's most successful homegrown Olympic stars have joined the Paul Smith's College Advisory Committee for Olympic Sports, which will help guide the college's new Olympic sports initiative.Wed, 15 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDTLate-summer Nordic bash PLACID - It was a big day of celebrating Nordic skiing in August on Wednesday at the Olympic Ski Jump Complex with a little freestyle fun thrown in to boot.Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDTMiner flashes signature moves at Saturday Night Ice Show PLACID - U.S. National silver medalist Ross Miner is a Lake Placid skating alumni, having trained, competed and starred in shows in the Olympic Center. On Saturday, Aug.Thu, 9 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDT