Kaillie Humphries, winner of two Olympic gold medals and a bronze for Canada, won her first big victory for the United States today as she finished top in the opening International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) World cup competition of the new season in Lake Placid.
Germany's Olympic and world bobsleigh champions, Francesco Friedrich and Mariama Jamanka, start the defence of their overall World Cup titles at the season-opener in Lake Placid that gets underway tomorrow.
The first leg of the 2019-2020 International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) World Cup season has been moved from Park City to Lake Placid and will take place a week later than planned.
Organisers of the 2023 Winter Universiade in Lake Placid are aiming to catalyse economic development for the Adirondack region of New York in the build up to the Games.
"Miracle on Ice" hockey arena set for revamp as part of $100 million Lake Placid makeover for 2023 Winter Universiade
Lake Placid Olympic Sports Complex will undergo a refurbishment after the New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) approved modernisation plans in time for the 2023 Winter Universiade.