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The World Comes to Lake Placid

Beautiful winter day in the Adirondacks Sunday for the continuing World University Winter Games in Lake Placid (Jan 12-22). Competitors from around the world in just about every winter sport, from curling to skating, hockey, and alpine and cross country skiing. It’s like a mini-Olympics without the lines and the pricey tickets. (Click on photo or headline for more and gallery link.) Pick an event, […]

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Something to Luge

You have probably been asking yourself: “How DO lugers train during the summer when there’s no snow?” The answer was on display on a hot day in mid-July at Mt. Van Hovenberg athletic complex in Lake Placid. Teens in the development program were rolling on street luges, coached by former Olympic luger Jayson Terdiman. Click photo or headline for more.

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