Local skaters take part in postponed ESWG long track events

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Despite a delayed first-day start due to heavy snow, the Empire State Winter Games long track event occurred concurrently with the Adirondack All Around Championships, March 4-5. A month ago, brutal temperatures during Empire State Games necessitated a postponement of the long track event, ...

Mt. Van Hoevenberg to host sliding events in March

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LAKE PLACID — The state Olympic Regional Development Authority has a full slate of sliding events scheduled for March at the Mount Van Hoevenberg Sliding Center. - Luge - The Norton USA Youth Nationals, on March 4 and 5, and the Norton USA Junior Nationals, on March 11 and 12, are ...

Local Nordic skiers take on states

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The local varsity Nordic ski teams wrapped up the first of two days of New York State Public High School Athletic Association championship action at the Bristol Mountain Ski Resort in Canandaigua on Feb. 27. Lake Placid’s Andrew Scanio, the 2022 NYSPHSAA individual Nordic ski state ...

Debi Thomas makes comeback in Lake Placid

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LAKE PLACID — During Debi Thomas’ figure skating career, she broke boundaries and shattered records. Thomas won the 1986 World champion and won bronze 1988 Winter Olympics, becoming the first-ever Black woman to medal in the Winter Games. She was also a two-time U.S. national ...

USA wins relay bronze medal in World Cup finale

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WINTERBERG, Germany—The United States relay squad of Emily Sweeney, Tucker West, Zack DiGregorio and Sean Hollander won the bronze medal in the final event of the 2022-23 FIL World Cup season. It was the second consecutive podium appearance for the relay team and their third of the ...

Team USA relay team wins silver medal

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ST. MORITZ, Switzerland — USA luge’s relay team of Emily Sweeney, Tucker West and the doubles team of Zack DiGregorio and Sean Hollander found themselves on the podium at the FIL (International Luge Federation) World Cup competition in St. Moritz, Switzerland this past weekend. The ...