The USA Luge Slider Search is exactly how Erin Hamlin got started the sport almost 17 years ago and is now she's a three-time Olympian and the first female American luger to medal at any Winter Olympics.
It was this month last year that USA Luge put out word to other cities that they would consider offers for a new home. On Friday, May 14th CEO Jim Leahy met with his Board of Directors and a decision was made on the fate of the U.S. Olympic headquarters in Lake Placid for the sport of Luge.
Residents of Lake Placid are starting to worry about the fact, USA Luge CEO Jim Leahy, will soon address a board of directors as to whether or not he feels the Olympic training facility in the Adirondacks should remain the team's headquarters. That has been the central spot for all things Luge …
Lets go back in time 36 years ago. If you were up in Lake Placid, you were enjoying the 1980 Winter Olympics. Specifically if you chose to go back to February 22nd 1980, you could witness the Miracle On Ice.
Erin Hamlin makes her return to Central New York on Thursday February 26, 2014 with her Olympic Bronze medal in a homecoming celebration. If you're planning on coming to one of the parade stops, here is the itinerary.