Experience winter sports through our athletes' eyes.

From seasoned skiers with a passion for Whiteface Mountain to those seeking an adrenaline rush while sliding down the bobsled track to life as an Olympic medalist.

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Flying Off a Mountain on Skis!
Flying Off a Mountain on Skis!

Watch Sarah Hendrickson go from 0 to 60 MPH in three seconds!

Featuring: By: Jon Lundin, ORDA Communications
What it Feels Like to Slide Downhill at 90 MPH

Watch three-time Olympian John Daly slide, face-down, head-first on a slick skeleton track at 90 mph!

Featuring: By: Jon Lundin, ORDA Communications
Racing With an Olympic Speed Skater
Racing With an Olympic Speed Skater

Watch Brittany Bowe endure g-force at high speeds, all to pursue her passion of speed skating!

Featuring: By: Jon Lundin, ORDA Communications
Ride With an Olympic Bobsledder
Ride With an Olympic Bobsledder

Strap in tight and get ready for the ride of a lifetime with Aja, a two-time Olympian and Olympic bronze medalist.

Featuring: By: Jon Lundin, ORDA Communications
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Building from the Ice, Up …

Olympic Silver Medalist Starts up Paul Smith's College Women's Hockey!

Featuring: Jon Lundin, ORDA Communications
Chris Mazdzer at the Saranac Lake Parade
America's First

In February, Saranac Lake's Chris Mazdzer became the first U.S. athlete to win a men's singles luge Olympic medal when he claimed silver in PyeongChang.

Featuring: Chris Mazdzer
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Local Olympic Pride

Since the very first Olympic Winter Games, in 1924, the Lake Placid region has sent at least one athlete to compete. Many of them have come home with Olympic medals.

Sports & Family

I have been a New York Rangers fan my entire life. When I heard that the team was coming to Lake Placid, in early-October, for a pre-season practice, I could hardly contain my excitement.

Featuring: Matthew Theis
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Taken too Soon

Whether it was his closest friends and teammates or young fans who cheered him on at a World Cup race, Steven Holcomb made everyone around him feel special and included.

Peter Sears talking to coaches
Striking Olympic Silver

Just like the 1980 team, the 1972 squad featured mostly college and university age players from the mid-west and New England. On the 1972 squad was Lake Placid native Peter Sears... 

Featuring: Peter Sears

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