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Lake Placid

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. -- The half-hour drive along New York Route 73 in midwinter shows why Lake Placid is such a special place when snow is on...east of the Rockies. The road leads to Lake Placid, host to the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/27/ent_248496.shtml
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Female bobsledders sliding into four-man competition for first time

...amended soon after Dewey outdrove all-male sleds at Lake Placid, N.Y., for the national championship in 1940.Her...portion of last weekend's World Cup bobsled opener at Lake Placid because they didn't want to take any unnecessary risks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-12-17/female-bobsledders-s
Lindsey Vonn wins race on same course that she re-injured her knee

...Calif., to win the women's race, finishing in 1:51.7. They also won last week in the season-opening event in Lake Placid, New York."It definitely feels good to get another win, especially when it's not on home ice," Meyers Taylor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-12-20/lindsey-vonn-wins-ra
American skiier Lindsey Vonn back atop podium

...left wrist, was 11th. LUGE: In Lake Placid, N.Y., Natalie Geisenberger...won the world championship on her Lake Placid home ice in 2009. "My runs weren't...Duncan Kennedy achieved the feat at Lake Placid on Jan. 18, 1992.Geisenberger...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-12-06/american-skiier-lind
IOC wants sliding events out of South Korea, official says

...listing Europe and North America as other possibilities.The U.S. has existing venues in the former host cities of Lake Placid and Salt Lake City, while Canada has former Olympic venues in Whistler and Calgary.The IOC official said the request...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-06/ioc-wants-sliding-events
Winter activites, great food are part of Lake Placid fun

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. - Skating on a frozen lake was fun. So was taking...outside in 5-degree weather, the very best part of visiting Lake Placid was warming up at the Lake Placid Pub & Brewery, washing down nachos and wings with great beer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/16/liv_440069.shtml
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Winter Goodwill Games planned, Lake Placid likely site

...planned for 2000, most likely in Lake Placid, N.Y., Turner Sports president...returned from an overseas vacation. Lake Placid, host city of Winter Olympics...Goodwill Games several years ago. In Lake Placid, officials said negotiations with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/05/oth_246613.shtml
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Teela, Steer capture biathlon titles at Lake Placid

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. -- U.S. biathlon veterans Jeremy Teela and Rachel Steer won men's and women's titles Monday at the U.S. National...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/30/oth_396758.shtml
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The Olympics were golden for town

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. --- Jim Shea paused for more...almost unable to imagine the thought of Lake Placid without the legacy of hosting two Winter...father helped bring the games back to Lake Placid for the second time. "It certainly would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/13/liv_559120.shtml
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All in the family: three generations of Olympians

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. -- Jack Shea still has a hint...speedskating races in his hometown of Lake Placid at the 1932 Winter Games. He hasn't...Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. But Lake Placid had a large Jewish community whose rabbi...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/26/oth_329123.shtml
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