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  • Lake Placid Sliding Complex Opens October 1st


    LAKE PLACID, N.Y. --- Workers have put down ice on the Mt. Van Hoevenberg Olympic Sports Complex combined bobsled, luge and skeleton track in Lake Placid, N.Y., in anticipation of Monday’s, Oct. 1, opening day of sliding, weather and conditions permitting. The U.S. luge team will be the first squad to take to the ice when they open their two hour training at 8 a.m. They’ll be followed by the skeleton team, from 5-6 p.m., and bobsled athletes, from 7-9...

  • SKI Magazine Places Whiteface at #1 for Off-Hill Activities


    WILMINGTON, N.Y. --- For the 20th consecutive year, readers of Ski Magazine have tabbed Whiteface/Lake Placid, N.Y. as the number-one destination for Off-Hill activities. Results from the 23rd annual reader’s survey were announced in the magazine’s October issue. In the article, the publication describes events and activities on the New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) Olympic venues, such as speed skating on the Olympic oval, ...