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Winter Olympic Sports

White House ceremony honors Olympians, Paralympians

Olympic bobsled pilot Elana Meyers Taylor was the guest speaker Wednesday at a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House to celebrate the accomplishments of U.S. Olympians and Paralympians over the past two years. President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden welcomed members of Team USA ...

USA Luge head coach steps down

LAKE PLACID — USA Luge announced the resignation of head coach Robert Fegg this past Friday. The German native, who lives in Canada with his family, spent four years with the U.S. national governing body. Fegg coached the junior national team for two seasons, starting in 2018, prior to ...

Welcome home!

LAKE PLACID — Hundreds of people gathered in Lake Placid on Thursday to celebrate the village’s Olympic legacy and recognize past, present and hopeful Olympians from Lake Placid and around the region. A parade of Olympians returning from this year’s Beijing Winter Olympics, former ...

Demong shares plans for life after USA Nordic

LAKE PLACID — Billy Demong may be leaving USA Nordic Sport, but he’s not done with the Olympic world. Demong, a Vermontville native, announced his resignation as USA Nordic’s executive director earlier this week after a six-year run with the national governing body for ski jumping and ...

Bobsled and skeleton athletes celebrate historic season

LAKE PLACID — American bobsled and skeleton athletes collected a combined 71 medals on the World Cup, Monobob, Para Sport, Intercontinental Cup, European Cup and North American Cup tours and claimed three medals at the 2022 Beijing Games to cap off a historic season. “We are so proud ...

Poulin leads Canada women to Olympic gold over US

BEIJING — Marie-Philip Poulin reminded everyone of her Captain Clutch reputation. And Canada regained its place atop the women’s hockey world. It was only fitting that Poulin delivered at a time her team needed it most by scoring twice, including her third Olympic gold-medal ...