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The mane event

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Horse Show kicked off its week-long event on Tuesday, June 28, at the North Elba Show Grounds with the jumper and hunter competitions. The show will end on Sunday, July 3, and will be followed by the I Love New York Horse Show from July 5 to 10. The two shows ...

Lake Placid Figure Skating Championships return after two-year hiatus

LAKE PLACID — The 1980 Herb Brooks and 1932 Jack Shea arenas were packed with figure skaters competing in the 2022 Lake Placid Figure Skating Championships from June 23 to 25. The event was held for the first time since 2019. “(The) Lake Placid Summer Figure Skating Championships are ...

The offseason life of a USA Luge athlete

LAKE PLACID — It would be strange to see some of your favorite Olympians waiting on you at a restaurant, but in Lake Placid that could happen. It’s been nearly five months since the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China and for the many USA Luge athletes living in Lake Placid or the ...

Sharing the Olympic dream

LAKE PLACID — More than a dozen Olympians and potential Olympic-level athletes were in attendance for Olympic and Paralympic Day at Mount Van Hoevenberg in Lake Placid on Thursday, June 23. Olympic and Paralympic Day, a day to commemorate the birth of the modern Olympic Games, started ...

USA Bobsled/Skeleton announces athlete awards

LAKE PLACID — USA Bobsled/Skeleton recently announced that Nicole Brungardt, of Norfolk, Nebraska, Emily Renna, of Fairport, Kyle Wilcox, of Tampa, Florida, and Codie Bascue, of Whitehall, were named the athlete award recipients for the 2021-2022 season. The award recipients were ...