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Winter Olympic Sports

Germans win two-man, Brits take four-man bobsled

LAKE PLACID — The second day of the IBSF World Cup in Lake Placid wrapped up with Germany taking the top two spots in the two-man bobsled event on Dec. 17. In the third race of the season, Germany’s Johannes Lochner, the Olympic silver medalist from the 2022 Beijing Olympics, stood ...

Sweeney takes luge World Cup silver

PARK CITY, Utah — USA Luge women tallied two medals on the final day of the EBERSPACHER FIL World Cup in Park City, Utah this past weekend. Emily Sweeney, of Lake Placid, finished second in the women’s World Cup, while Brittney Arndt was third in the women’s sprint. Both Jonny ...

Welcome, world!

LAKE PLACID — For the first time in three years, the state Olympic Regional Development Authority will host an International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation World Cup at the at Mount Van Hoevenberg track. Races will take place from Friday, Dec. 16 to Sunday, Dec. 18. It is the third ...

USABS competes in Park City IBSF World Cup

PARK CITY, Utah — The second IBSF World Cup of the season took place in Park City, Utah this past week. The event kicked off with women’s skeleton on Dec. 1, where Kelly Curtis was Team USA’s top finisher in fifth place with a combined run time of 1 minute, 38.70 seconds. Team ...

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 ...