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Mazdzer: ‘Don’t ever give up’

February 16, 2018 LAKE PLACID — It didn’t take long for USA Luge athlete Chris Mazdzer to commit to four more years of international competition after winning a silver medal at the Pyeongchang Olympic Winter Games on... more »»

A good fit for the Olympics

February 16, 2018 LAKE PLACID — When Chris Mazdzer was competing at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics — earning a silver medal at the end of his fourth run Sunday, Feb. more »»

US luge relay settles for fourth

February 15, 2018 PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — When the International Olympic Committee added a luge team relay to the program seven years ago, part of the rationalization was that it would provide more medal chance... more »»

Lake Placid’s Weibrecht doesn’t finish his only Olympic run

February 15, 2018 JEONGSEON, South Korea — Lake Placid’s Andrew Weibrecht’s Olympics consisted of just one ski run today, but he skied off course and did not finish it. U.S. more »»

Burke tops American men with 41st-place finish

February 15, 2018 PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — A day after being postponed due to high winds, the women’s 15-kilometer individual race took place Thursday ahead of the men’s 20K individual at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winte... more »»

Olympic training injury ends Biesemeyer's season

February 14, 2018 Alpine skier Tommy Biesemeyer, of Keene, suffered a heartbreaking injury in training today that ended his first Olympics right before they were about to begin. more »»

‘The Tobys’ reign again as doubles luge champions

February 14, 2018 PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Just about everyone in the international luge world refers to the German team of Tobias Wendl and Tobias Arlt as “the Tobys,” for obvious reasons. more »»

Olsen prepares to resume sliding

February 14, 2018 PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Justin Olsen has used his time off wisely, and he thinks he is ready to get in a sled again. The U.S. more »»

US luger Emily Sweeney crashes out of Olympics

February 13, 2018 PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — American luger Emily Sweeney, whose father is from Saranac Lake, crashed out of the Pyeongchang Olympics today, losing control of her sled midway through the final run of... more »»

Hamlin takes 6th place, leading US luge women

February 13, 2018 PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Erin Hamlin finished sixth in her fourth and final Olympics, the best of the three American women in the race. more »»

‘Today’ TV crew will come to Saranac Lake for Mazdzer luge watch party

February 13, 2018 SARANAC LAKE — A crew from NBC’s “Today” show will travel here to cover a watch party for local Winter Olympic medalist Chris Mazdzer in the luge team relay Thursday morning. more »»

German star defends luge title in Hamlin’s last race

February 13, 2018 PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Natalie Geisenberger refuses to call herself the best women’s luge athlete ever. The history books may do it for her. more »»

All in the family for Chloe Kim

February 13, 2018 PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Chloe Kim stamped her name on a new era of snowboarding with a run down the halfpipe that, officially, did not mean anything, but to her, meant everything. more »»

Dreissigacker moves up to 47th in biathlon pursuit

February 12, 2018 PYEONGCHANG, South Korea - Emily Dreissigacker of Vermont, the only American woman to qualify for the Olympic biathlon pursuit, moved up four places to 47th place after placing 51st in Saturday's... more »»

Burke skis to career best

February 12, 2018 PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Tim Burke vaulted up 30 spots from his start position to turn in a career-best Olympic finish of 17th in the men’s 12. more »»

Luge’s leader prepares to say goodbye

February 12, 2018 PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Say the name Lindsey Vonn, and skiing comes to mind. Mike Eruzione, a miracle. Shaun White, tricks and flips. Michelle Kwan, jumps and grace. more »»

Mazdzer's moment shines with silver

February 11, 2018 PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Chris Mazdzer threw a fist in the air, grabbed an American flag from the stands and let out a scream of absolute jubilation. Not even a month ago, he was at rock bottom. more »»

Silver shocker: Chris Mazdzer makes U.S. luge history with medal

February 11, 2018 PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — David Gleirscher struggled to make Austria's Olympic team. Chris Mazdzer's season hit rock-bottom less than a month ago. Didn't matte. more »»

Saranac Lakers thrilled to see Mazdzer win historic silver medal

February 11, 2018 SARANAC LAKE — Early Sunday morning, many local residents were glued to the TV, cheering for their own Chris Mazdzer at the Winter Olympics — and the village was buzzing with excitement after he won... more »»

Bailey, Burke battle to qualify for pursuit

February 11, 2018 PYEONGCHANG, South Korea - Lowell Bailey battled through the elements to a 33rd-place finish Sunday in the men's 10-kilometer sprint at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Games. more »»



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