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Sochi course has been good to Annelies Cook

February 3, 2014 The last time Annelies Cook competed on the Sochi biathlon course, she came away smiling. more »»

Frenette hopes to soar in Sochi

February 3, 2014 Peter Frenette was a 17-year-old Saranac Lake High School senior when he made the Olympic team that competed in Canada four years ag. more »»

Mazdzer has become a medal contender

February 3, 2014 Chris Mazdzer was one of the new faces on the USA Luge team when he competed in his first Olympics four years ago in Canada. more »»

Luge feeds Jayson Terdiman's adrenaline addiction

February 3, 2014 A dream that began a dozen years ago will come true this month when Lake Placid resident Jayson Terdiman competes in his first Olympics on the United States luge tea. more »»

Greubel in medal mix

February 3, 2014 Four years ago, the United States women bobsledders walked away from the Vancouver Olympics with a single medal -- a bronze claimed by Erin Pac. more »»

Lake Placid is second home for many Olympians

February 3, 2014 LAKE PLACID -- The U.S. bobsled, luge and skeleton teams are based in this two-time Olympic host village, so almost all of those athletes live here for at least several months a yea. more »»

Empire State will be well represented

February 3, 2014 In addition to the nine athletes who call Lake Placid and surrounding communities their home, there are 15 more men and women from across New York state who will compete this month in Russia at the... more »»

Randall gives US rare chance for X-C gold

February 1, 2014 Every time Kikkan Randall reaches a career milestone, she’s also breaking new ground for American cross-country skiing. In a sport with little in the way of tradition in the U.. more »»

Zimbabwe sends first athlete to Winter Olympics

January 31, 2014 HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe has seen a sprinkling of snow only once, and it wasn’t even in Luke Steyn’s lifetime. Doesn’t matter one bit. more »»

Athlete-soldiers march to Sochi

January 30, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Four New York Army National Guard soldiers will be part of the United States Olympic team at the Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, next week. more »»

US push athletes seeking medals, not glory

January 29, 2014 The pay is awful, the workplace is freezing, making a mistake is about the only way to get noticed and trips down the mountain are always accompanied by some big-time turbulence. more »»

Our Olympic 9 — and then some

January 28, 2014 In the end, our area ended up with more Olympians than we even thought possible. more »»

Napier content with life after war and Olympics

January 28, 2014 LAKELAND, Fla. — John Napier used to race for America. And he used to fight for America. These days, he misses both. The former U.S. more »»

Weibrecht is Sochi bound

January 27, 2014 Andrew Weibrecht of Lake Placid was named Sunday to the U.S. alpine ski team that will compete in the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The news was announced Sunday afternoon in Park City, Utah. more »»

U.S. sliders riding momentum

January 27, 2014 With 18 gold medals this winter, the U.S. sliding teams clearly know the way to the podium. And now the biggest stage in sliding awaits. more »»

Hansen captures rare individual luge gold

January 27, 2014 SIGULDA, Latvia (AP) — Kate Hansen is going into the Sochi Olympics on a winning streak, after giving USA Luge something it chased for 16 years. more »»

Weibrecht headed to Sochi

January 26, 2014 Andrew Weibreicht of Lake Placid was named today to the U.S. alpine ski team that will compete in the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The news was announced this afternoon in Park City, Utah. more »»

Olympic cauldron to be lit Feb. 7

January 25, 2014 LAKE PLACID — The 1980 Winter Olympic cauldron will be lit Friday, Feb. 7, to celebrate the opening ceremonies of the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. more »»

Hamlin looks to make amends

January 24, 2014 Erin Hamlin always dreamed of skidding into the finish area, stepping off her luge and bathing in Olympic glory. A gold medal hanging from her neck was all she ever wanted. more »»

 
 
 

 

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