June 5, 2016
Rain Soaks WW100 MTB Racers
Quebec's Mathieu Belanger-Barrett Defends his Title WILMINGTON, N.Y. --- Considered the most difficult of the seven Leadville 100 MTB qualifying races, the Wilmington Whiteface 100K mountain bike race (WW100) is challenging enough under ideal conditions. But Sunday's, June 5, weather at Whiteface Mountain and in Wilmington, N.Y. were far from that. Just minutes before the start of the 7 a.m., 69-... Continue Reading
June 1, 2016
World Cup Luge Returns to Lake Placid Dec. 2-3 for Second Event of New Season
Americans anxious to return to site of record-breaking results in 2015LAKE PLACID, N.Y. – The International Luge Federation (FIL) has announced its Viessmann World Cup racing schedule for 2016-2017, and in conjunction with USA Luge, will host a weekend series Dec. 2-3 at Mount Van Hoevenberg, just outside Lake Placid.The track, managed and operated by the New York Olympic Regional Development... Continue Reading
June 1, 2016
Celebrate the Bicycle during this Weekend’s 7th Annual Wilmington Whiteface Bikefest
WILMINGTON, N.Y. --- Hundreds of cyclists will hit the roads, back country roads and trails during Sunday's, June 5, Wilmington Whiteface 100k (WW100) mountain bike race. Cyclists from throughout the northeastern United States and Canada hope that this event will qualify them for one of 70 to 100 spots in the prestigious Leadville 100 (LT100). Beginning and ending at Whiteface Mountain the 69-... Continue Reading
May 25, 2016
NORTH CREEK, N.Y. -- The New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) announced today that Gore Mountain, North Creek, N.Y. At the recent National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) Conference, held in Nashville, Tenn., Gore was presented with the esteemed Golden Eagle Award for Overall Environmental Excellence. The Golden Eagle Awards, overseen in a partnership between SKI Magazine and... Continue Reading
May 2, 2016
Lake Placid Hall of Fame Selection Committee Seeking Nominations
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. – The Lake Placid Hall of Fame Committee is seeking suggestions from residents of the Olympic region regarding nominations for 2016. Deadline for submittal is June 1. Inductions from 2015 included: James B. McKenna; and Beverley Pratt Reid. The annual induction banquet will be held in the fall.The Lake Placid Hall of Fame began in 1983 and has inducted over 100 individuals as... Continue Reading