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USA Bobsled brings back some hardware from World Cup

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Elana Meyers Taylor and Kaillie Humphries finished first and second in the first women’s monobob World Cup race of the Olympic season on Nov. 20 in Igles, Austria. Meyers Taylor posted the second-fastest start time of 5.83 seconds. Meyers Taylor, a three-time Olympic medalist, pushed ...

World Cup luge season opens with Germans on top

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By sweeping the men’s singles race and taking gold in doubles, Germany delivered the first message of the Olympic season on Nov. 20 as the Eberspacher World Cup luge tour began in China. The weekend events, which also double as the official pre-Olympic test of the venue, saw the ...

USA Luge wins a silver medal in team relay

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After winning a silver medal in the season-opening World Cup team relay on Nov. 21, it will be a happy American luge team that boards the charter flight out of Beijing on Nov. 22. The event, which featured USA Luge athletes Ashley Farquharson and Tucker West in singles, and the doubles ...

Three Tri-Lakes runners compete at Federation Championship

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Three Tri-Lakes runners competed at the 48th annual Federation Championship at Bowdoin Park in Wappinger Falls on Nov. 20. The Federation Championships showcase the best runners from not only the New York State Public High School Athletic Association, but the Public Schools Athletic League, ...

Survey: Most locals support Ironman

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The results of a recent Ironman Lake Placid survey show that the community is nearly evenly split on their support of the triathlon, but the majority of survey participants are in favor of the race continuing here. The Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism will host a virtual community call ...

Meet Adirondack Mac, LP2023 FISU games mascot

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LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid 2023 FISU Winter World University Games officially debuted its mascot, Adirondack Mac, on Saturday, Nov. 13 during the open house and job fair at the Olympic Sports Complex at Mount Van Hoevenberg. A day earlier, Gov. Kathy Hochul jump-started the reveal with ...