Adirondack Daily Enterprise Olympic Sportsen-usSat, 22 Oct 2016 03:06:17 EDTSat, 22 Oct 2016 03:06:17 EDT athletes, organizations awarded athletic grants from UISF PLACID - The Uihlein-Ironman Sports Fund (UISF) awarded $36,350 in grants in 2016 to support young athletes and community organizations across the Tri-Lakes regio.Sat, 22 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDTSliding track open for season PLACID - After a summer of combines, push championships and training, the 2016-2017 season officially commences this week with USA Bobsled & Skeleton National Team Trials.Tue, 18 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDTSliding track opens today (update) PLACID (AP) - The Mount Van Hoevenberg sliding track outside Lake Placid is open for the season. Despite temperatures hovering around 50 degrees, USA Luge's Tucker West took the first run of the season this morning on the mile-long trac.Mon, 17 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDTLocal jumpers hold their own PLACID - Three women who learned how to ski jump in Lake Placid stood atop the podium after Sunday's 2017 U.S. Ski Jumping Championship in Lake Placid.Tue, 11 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDTUSA dominates Lillehammer Cup, Norway - Four recent USA Luge Olympians, led by Sochi bronze medalist Erin Hamlin, grabbed three gold medals and two silvers on Sunday in the preseason Lillehammer Cup.Tue, 11 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDT