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Local Olympians

Humphries dedicates win to legend Holcomb

ALTENBERG, Germany — Americans Kaillie Humphries made history Saturday by winning the 2021 two-woman bobsled World Championship title. Humphries is the first woman to ever win four world bobsled titles. She tied German Sandra Kiriasis’ record for three titles when she won last season. ...

Britcher earns first medal of the season for USA Luge

IGLS, Austria — In USA Luge’s COVID-impacted season, Sunday’s women’s singles and sprint races produced the team’s finest hour to date as Summer Britcher picked up a bronze medal in the Eberspacher World Cup singles event. It was the first medal of this truncated season for the ...

Olympian Kilbourne-Hill recalls women’s hockey in Lake Placid

(Editor's note: In celebration of the National Women’s Hockey League coming to Lake Placid Olympic for its two-week season in a bubble starting with a triple-header Saturday, the Enterprise is running a three-part series covering the history of women’s hockey in the Olympic Village. This ...

Weibrecht to lead rebirth of PSC alpine ski program

PAUL SMITHS — While colleges around the country are dropping varsity sports programs, Paul Smith’s College has been on a mission for over a year to bring more competitive sports to its 14,000-acre campus in the Adirondacks. After officially announcing the addition of Nordic skiing, ...

USA Luge roster set after qualifying completed

LAKE PLACID (AP) — Brittney Arndt and Ashley Farquharson grabbed the last two available spots on USA Luge’s World Cup roster on Friday, rounding out the 10-person team that is going to Europe with plans of competing in the final six races of the season starting in January. Arndt and ...

USA Luge qualifiers wrap up today in LP

LAKE PLACID — With a number of athletes pre-qualified for this season’s Eberspacher World Cup tour, USA Luge began to fill the remaining spots in racing at Mount Van Hoevenberg Thursday with the series to conclude on Friday. Emily Sweeney, the 2019 World Championship bronze medalist, ...