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Winter Olympic Sports

Forgan and Kirkby set start record at Oberhof World Cup this past weekend

OBERHOF, Germany — The FIL Luge World Cup completed a five-week circuit in Germany this weekend as Ray Brook native Sophia Kirkby, alongside her doubles luge partner Chevonne Forgan of Chelmsford, Massachusetts, secured a new start record in the second heat on the women’s doubles ...

Brazilian bobsled athletes to visit Tupper Lake in March

TUPPER LAKE — Little Italy restaurant and Bobsleigh-Brazil will host a public meet and greet with members of the team on March 2, four days before Brazil competes in the North American Cup in Lake Placid. The restaurant’s doors will open for the event at 5 p.m. when the public can ...

Swiss bobsled athlete has surgery after training crash

ALTENBERG, Germany (AP) — Swiss bobsled athlete Sandro Michel is recovering from emergency surgery, his team said Wednesday, after a training crash that has some sliders considering whether it’s safe or appropriate to compete in World Cup races this weekend. Michel was in a four-man sled ...

USA Luge earns six top 10 spots in Oberhof World Cup

OBERHOF, Germany — The United States relay squad of Emily Sweeney, the men’s doubles team of Zack DiGregorio and Sean Hollander, Tucker West and the women’s doubles team of Maya Chan and Reanynn Weiler placed fifth in the team relay event at the FIL Luge World Cup on Sunday. In ...

LP to host Pan-American Continental Championships

LAKE PLACID — The International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation Executive Committee on Friday approved USA Bobsled and Skeleton’s request to host the Continental Championships for Pan-American nations. The Continental Championships will run alongside the IBSF World Cup in Lake Placid ...

LP native earns junior Nordic world champ silver

PARK CITY, Utah — The U.S. women’s Junior Nordic combined team competed in the FIS Nordic Junior World Ski Championships on Saturday in Planica, Slovenia. The duo of Alexa Brabec and Kai McKinnon finished second overall, bringing home the first-ever medal in a women’s Nordic combined team ...