Lake Placid Newshttp://www.lakeplacidnews.comTop Headlinesen-usSat, 7 Dec 2019 13:51:43 EDTSat, 7 Dec 2019 13:51:43 EDT skating season ready for liftoff PLACID - Some time around November every year, speed skaters throughout the United States and Canada start anxiously looking toward Lake Placid, waiting for the James Sheffield Olympic Speed Skating Oval to be ready for skatin.Fri, 6 Dec 2019 00:00:00 EDTWelcome, world: We're ready for bobsled and skeleton PLACID - The state Olympic Regional Development Authority will host its first of two International Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation Bobsled World Cup events this weekend at the Olympic Sports Complex at Mount Van Hoevenberg.Fri, 6 Dec 2019 00:00:00 EDTESWG adds new para-bobsled, ski jumping categories in 2020 PLACID - New para-bobsled, ski jumping and e-sports categories will be added to the Empire State Winter Games schedule next year, officials announced Wednesday. Tupper Lake is also expected to host a new athletes' village.Fri, 6 Dec 2019 00:00:00 EDTPaul Smith's College pioneers competitive gaming in Adirondacks SMITHS - Stephanie Tyski has a competitive desire that for a long time she could not satiate. She used to play volleyball, but after suffering a serious concussion, sports were a no-go.Fri, 6 Dec 2019 00:00:00 EDTU.S. Luge collects five medals on home ice PLACID - The cold air that moved into the Adirondacks over the weekend made for fast ice at the Mount Van Hoevenberg track for the Viessmann Luge World Cup Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. Track records were set, the U.S.Tue, 3 Dec 2019 00:00:00 EDT