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Local Olympians

Flowers for Clare Egan in Antholz

U.S. Biathlon Team and Craftsbury Green Racing Project athlete Clare Egan of Cape Elizabeth, Maine and Lake Placid recently grabbed the second-best finish of her career. Egan finished in fourth place in Friday’s 15km Women’s Individual competition in Antholz, Italy. The result comes ...

It’s men only in Nordic combined at the Olympics for now

LAKE PLACID — Like her brother, Annika Malacinski dreams of going to the Olympics in Nordic combined. As wintry weather settled in at the Olympic Jumping Complex and Mount Van Hoevenberg last fall, she and Niklas trained together in this tiny town that hosted the 1980 and 1932 Winter ...

Gustafson ties season’s best, Mazdzer finishes in 18th

On the penultimate day of the Eberspacher World Cup luge season, first-time Olympic nominee Jonny Gustafson tied his season’s best with a 14th place effort on the long, natural ice track in glitzy St. Moritz, Switzerland on Saturday. The Massena native was the top-ranked American man ...

Sweeney tops USA Luge in final women’s singles race

The compacted Eberspacher World Cup luge tour ended Sunday in tony St. Moritz, Switzerland which means that all eyes are now on the big prize — the 2022 Beijing Olympic Winter Games. The final day played out in typical winter weather conditions for the Engadin region — that is to ...

Sacrifice: Terdiman gives US Olympic doubles luge team sled

Jayson Terdiman didn’t make it to the Beijing Olympics. His sled did. A week ago, Terdiman’s hopes of making what would have been his third and final U.S. Olympic team in doubles luge ended in an instant; a crash during a World Cup qualifying race in Sigulda, Latvia ended any ...