Lake Placid News Olympicsen-usMon, 24 Oct 2016 08:00:57 EDTMon, 24 Oct 2016 08:00:57 EDT track open for season PLACID - After a summer of combines, push championships and training, the 2016-2017 season officially commences this week with USA Bobsled & Skeleton National Team Trials.Tue, 18 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDTLocal jumpers soar on home hill PLACID - Three women who learned how to ski jump in Lake Placid stood atop the podium after Sunday's 2017 U.S. Ski Jumping Championship in Lake Placid.Tue, 11 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDTUSA dominates Lillehammer Cup, Norway - Four recent USA Luge Olympians, led by Sochi bronze medalist Erin Hamlin, grabbed three gold medals and two silvers on Sunday in the preseason Lillehammer Cup.Tue, 11 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDTUSA Luge slides back on ice PLACID - The USA Luge National Team is in high anticipation of hitting the ice for the first time this fall in Lillehammer, Norway. The Americans, who will train on the 1994 Olympic course Saturday, Oct. 1 through Friday, Oc.Fri, 30 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTHead coach of USA Luge National Team shares his 'Rocky'-like story PLACID - Days after defecting from his native Czechoslovakia while on a bus tour of Austria in 1981, Miro Zayonc sat in a Vienna theater.Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDT