October 6, 2015
Sliding on Lake Placid’s Combined Track begins Thursday
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. --- There are undeniable signs of fall. Leaves change color. Days and nights are cooler. The days are shorter, and it seems as though you're spending more of your weekend raking. For world-class bobsled, luge and skeleton athletes, a sure sign of fall is the opening of the combined sliding track at Mt. Van Hoevenberg's Olympic Sports Complex, in Lake Placid, N.Y. Conditions and... Continue Reading
October 5, 2015
Ski Magazine Tabs Whiteface Lake Placid #1 for Off-Hill Activities for 26th Consecutive Year
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. --- It never gets old... being number-one. For the 26th consecutive year, readers of SKI Magazine tabbed Whiteface Lake Placid tops in the east for Off-Hill Activities. "We're thrilled to continue this streak," said New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) president/CEO Ted Blazer. "People come to the region, not only ski and ride Whiteface Mountain (... Continue Reading
October 2, 2015
Road to 2016 U.S. Figure Skating Championships Begins Saturday in Lake Placid
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. --- A field of 275 skaters, ranging from juvenile to senior level, will compete at the North Atlantic Regional Figure Skating Championships, taking place, Oct. 3-5, at the Olympic Center in Lake Placid, N.Y. Skaters will perform both short programs and free skate in hopes of qualifying for one of four spots in the Eastern Sectional Championships, Nov. 17-20, in Simsbury, Conn.... Continue Reading
September 30, 2015
laming Leaves & Brewfest Highlight next Weekend in Lake Placid ... Purchase Tickets Online and Save
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. --- Ski jumping and brews will make for another busy autumn Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 10-11, in Lake Placid, N.Y. Some of the nation's top ski jumpers will soar off the Olympic Jumping Complex's 90-meter ski jump, during the annual Flaming Leaves Festival, Saturday and Sunday, while more than 60 micro-breweries will celebrate the craft of brewing beer during Saturday's fourth... Continue Reading
September 16, 2015
BY: USSA & ORDA LAKE PLACID, NY – Lake Placid's Olympic Ski Jumping Complex will be the site of the U.S. Ski Jumping Championships Sunday, Oct. 11. The normal hill championship will take place on the HS100 meter hill in Lake Placid as part of a full weekend of ski jumping during the annual Flaming Leaves Festival, Oct. 10-11, which also features a warmup USSA ski jumping competition Saturday... Continue Reading