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Skate America returns to Lake Placid

October 25, 2016 LAKE PLACID — If you can’t attend the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyongchang, South Korea, then you should at least consider attending the 2017 Skate America Grand Prix event in Lake Placid on Nov. more »»

US Luge to begin selection process

October 25, 2016 LAKE PLACID — One week in Lillehammer, followed by two weeks in Lake Placid, will culminate with the beginning of an important stretch of races in North America for USA Luge athletes seeking a spot... more »»

Bobsled, skeleton athletes make their case

October 25, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Elana Meyers Taylor and Lolo Jones were on top of the leaderboard after the women’s USA Bobsled National Team Trials race Monday, Oct. more »»

Skating Club of Lake Placid kicks off season

October 25, 2016   LAKE PLACID — The Skating Club of Lake Placid began another skating season Oct. 23, celebrating more than 80 years of teaching local children and adults to skate. more »»

Sliding track open for season

October 18, 2016 LAKE 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. more »»

Local jumpers soar on home hill

October 11, 2016 LAKE 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. more »»

USA dominates Lillehammer Cup

October 11, 2016 LILLEHAMMER, 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. more »»

USA Luge slides back on ice

September 30, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The USA Luge National Team is in high anticipation of hitting the ice for the first time this fall in Lillehammer, Norway. more »»

Head coach of USA Luge National Team shares his ‘Rocky’-like story

September 29, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Days after defecting from his native Czechoslovakia while on a bus tour of Austria in 1981, Miro Zayonc sat in a Vienna theater. more »»

Codd skates toward lofty goals

September 20, 2016 LAKE PLACID — On cold winter afternoons at the Olympic Speed Skating Oval in Lake Placid you may have seen a handful of rugged individuals determinedly pursuing their dreams of Olympic success in... more »»

Munoz takes training to next level

September 14, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Olympic Oval, which in the past has served as a training venue for Olympic champions like Charles Jewtraw and Jack Shea, has also helped develop more recent speed... more »»

Masley carried luge into next era

September 13, 2016 WILMINGTON, Delaware — Frank Masley, a three-time Olympian and the first Olympic flagbearer in USA Luge history, lost his fight against cancer Saturday at his Wilmington, Delaware home. more »»

Smith, Reiss inspire in finale

August 31, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Entertaining a packed house at the last Saturday Night Ice Show of the season Au. more »»

Gold medalist redirects energy

August 31, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Andrea Henkel-Burke unzips her purple and gold backpack, reaches around for a few seconds and then pulls out multi-colored beanbags. more »»

Warm Olympic Village welcome for Bradley

August 24, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Ice show favorite Ryan Bradley was warmly received by the audience at the Saturday Night Ice Show on Aug. 20 at the Olympic Center. more »»

First Olympic step

August 19, 2016 LAKE PLACID — During a week when U.S. Olympians are completing their journeys in Rio, 14 children had the chance to start what might become their own quests Thursday in this villag. more »»

Norton takes helm of NYSEF

August 18, 2016 WILMINGTON — John A. Norton was named as the new executive director of the New York Ski Educational Foundation by its board of directors. more »»

Talented pair performs spectacular show

August 16, 2016 LAKE PLACID — As the only pairs team performing in the Saturday Night Ice Show series this summer, US National bronze medalists Caydee Denney and John Coughlin thrilled the audience with amazing... more »»

Book tells about Jack Shea’s activism against Nazi Olympics

August 11, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Across the street from Starbucks and down one of Main Street’s alleys, there is an ice house a few feet from Mirror Lake, one of the last remnants of a business once known for its prim... more »»

Clukey announces retirement

August 10, 2016 AUGUSTA, Maine — Olympian Julia Clukey officially announced her retirement from the sport of luge Tuesday at a press conference at the Kennebec Valley YMCA in her hometown of Augusta. more »»



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