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Rookies push for titles in Lake Placid

LAKE PLACID - Kyle Wilcox and Sylvia Hoffman won the USA Bobsled Rookie Push Championships on the wheeled push track Saturday, Aug. 25 in Lake Placid. Quentin Butler and Karmin Shute were victorious in the USA Skeleton Rookie Push Championships.Forty-two rookie athletes competed - seven women ...

West, Britcher dominate Italian start

MERANSEN, Italy - Two-time Olympians Tucker West and Summer Britcher captured their respective divisions Saturday in the annual international luge start competition in Meransen, Italy. They were the only Americans to make the trip.The South Tyrolean ski village, near Austria, holds the event in ...

Bradley puts on a show for large crowd

LAKE PLACID - The Lake Placid Summer Figure Skating camp season concluded in spectacular fashion Aug. 18, with 2011 United States national champion Ryan Bradley starring in the Saturday Night Ice Show.The final show in the 1932 rink boasted both the greatest number of skaters (40), as well as ...

Torgashev gears up for competition season with stop in Lake Placid

LAKE PLACID - The fifth of six Saturday Night Ice Shows on Aug. 11 starred 2015 Junior National Champion Andrew Torgashev, who had performed previously in Lake Placid in 2016. He was joined by approximately 20 skaters mostly from the New York-New Jersey metro area. Torgashev, 17, started ...

Jerusalem hands off children’s games to Placid

LAKE PLACID - Village Mayor Craig Randall and his wife Cheryl recently traveled to Israel to attend the Summer International Children's Games in Jerusalem from July 29 to Aug. 3.Randall was on a fact-finding mission, met with ICG committee members in an official capacity and took part in the ...