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Winter Olympic Sports

USA Luge earns five top 10 spots in the Oberhof World Cup

OBERHOF, Germany — The United States relay squad of Emily Sweeney, the men’s doubles team of Zack DiGregorio and Sean Hollander, Tucker West and the women’s doubles team of Maya Chan and Reanynn Weiler placed fifth in the team relay event at the FIL Luge World Cup on Feb. 11. In the ...

Ski jumping World Cup returns

LAKE PLACID — While thousands of Poles descended on to the Olympic Jumping Complex this past weekend for the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup, Austria’s Stefan Kraft stole the show. Kraft, the current World Cup points leader, earned back a pair of wins in the super team competition on ...

Welcome, world! We’re ready for ski jumping

LAKE PLACID — For the second year in a row, the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup is set to return to the Olympic Jumping Complex this weekend. Last year’s event, which marked the first time this village hosted a World Cup ski jumping event since 1990, had a total spectator attendance for the ...

In the eyes of Olympians

LAKE PLACID — During the centennial of the first Olympic Winter Games — held from Jan. 25 to Feb. 5, 1924, at Chamonix, France — some local Olympians reflected this week on their Olympic experiences and Lake Placid’s past, current and future roles in the Olympic ...

Fate of Lake Placid’s 2026 Sliding Center Bid?

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — The International Olympic Committee is still not impressed with Italy’s determination to spend about $90 million rebuilding a historic bobsled track for the 2026 Olympic Winter Games. The IOC’s latest statement Wednesday, Jan. 31, on the public rift came one day ...

U.S. women’s doubles earns bronze at luge World Championships

ALTENBERG, Germany — The United States doubles team of Chevonne Forgan and Sophie Kirkby won their second career World Championship bronze medal on Jan. 27, tying the start and track records while doing so. Team USA also brought home a silver medal at the 52nd FIL Luge World ...