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US building momentum, medal count in World Cup run

...And this World Cup has blown away most reasonable expectations for the Americans, with West winning a men's race at Lake Placid, N.Y.; Mazdzer winning a sprint race at Calgary, Alberta; and Hamlin already picking up two silvers this winter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-01-01/us-building-momentum
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
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
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
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
Kessel's hat trick leads United States past Slovenia

...three more, the nation will celebrate its first Olympic championship in hockey since the "Miracle on Ice" at the Lake Placid Games."It's about the wins, right?" Kessel said. "We just want to win games."No members of Team USA were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-16/kessels-hat-trick-leads-
US edges Russia in shootout in men's hockey

...race in Sochi, the finish woke up the echoes of a U.S.-Russia rivalry best known for the "Miracle on Ice" at Lake Placid in 1980, when a team of American college students stunned the Soviet Olympic team.The sociopolitical impact of that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2014-02-15/us-edges-russia-shootout-m
Fast start propels US women past Finland in opener of Olympic women's hockey tournament

...champion who went 41-0 at Minnesota in her senior year and made 58 saves to upset the Americans in a tournament in Lake Placid, N.Y., in November. But the three-time Olympian was beaten on the first shot of the Sochi Olympics when a teammate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-08/fast-start-propels-us-wo
Lolo Jones returns to Olympics, and is savoring the moment

...than anyone would have guessed when she showed up in Lake Placid, N.Y., for a tryout in the fall of 2012."From...and London, she wouldn't be in Sochi. Jones went to Lake Placid looking to escape her Olympic troubles, not thinking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-03/lolo-jones-returns-olymp
A Potemkin Olympic Village

...keep people safe.These conditions and shortcomings would be nothing short of a scandal if they took place in, say, Lake Placid. In this case, it certainly throws open the window to a system that, whatever they want you to believe, is still suffering...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-02-07/potemkin-olympic-vill