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Winter Olympic Sports

NASCAR great Bodine part of USABS Hall of Fame induction

LAKE PLACID — USA Bobsled and Skeleton will induct five new members to its Hall of Fame on Dec. 17 in Lake Placid. The ceremony, to be held at Mount Van Hoevenberg at the conclusion of the day’s World Cup bobsled races, will highlight four athletes along with NASCAR legend Geoff ...

USABS competes in first IBSF world cup this season

WHISTLER, BRITISH COLUMBIA — At the IBSF World Cup in Whistler, British Columbia, Team USA’s bobsled and skeleton teams ensured that its first World Cup of the season was memorable. On Nov. 24, the competition began with a second-place finish for Hallie Clarke in women’s skeleton ...

Back in the saddle again

LAKE PLACID — After two days of competition, Spanish bobsledder Israel Blanco took home the gold medal — with a time of 2:03.30 — in the race on Sunday, Nov. 20 during the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation’s Para Sport World Cup at Mount Van Hoevenberg. Silver and ...

Team USA women going for record ‘triple’ in doubles luge

LAKE PLACID — The United States is making history by becoming the first country to send three women’s doubles luge teams to the Luge World Cup 2022/2023. Team USA, which now includes two Olympians, is throwing the spotlight on women’s doubles luge, which is set to make its Olympic ...

Lake Placid awarded 2026 IBU Cup

LAKE PLACID — The state Olympic Regional Development Authority announced on Nov. 11 that Lake Placid was awarded the International Biathlon Union Cup for 2026. The new IBU Executive Board met in Salzburg this past week, and the full calendar for the IBU Cup was confirmed for the seasons ...

US Biathlon athletes elect new board rep, Athlete Advisory Council

NEW GLOUCESTER, MAINE — Athletes of US Biathlon have elected one new board representative and their own Athlete Advisory Council to serve starting in January, according to a Nov. 18 press release. As stipulated in the US Biathlon bylaws, athletes who have competed in the World ...