Lake Placid News Olympicsen-usSun, 27 May 2018 01:06:13 EDTSun, 27 May 2018 01:06:13 EDT phase: Weibrecht looks to future after retirement PLACID - Olympian Andrew Weibrecht officially announced his retirement from alpine skiing recently. And although his competitive career that included winning two Olympic medals is over, the Lake Placid native has plenty on his plate.Mon, 21 May 2018 00:00:00 EDTMazdzer's last waltz on Dancing with the Stars delivering two well-received performances on "Dancing with the Stars" these past two weeks, Olympic luge silver medalist and Saranac Laker Chris Mazdzer and his professional dance partner Witney Carson didn't receive enough votes Monday, Ma...Mon, 21 May 2018 00:00:00 EDTDesigns for 2 sliding sports start ramps in the works PLACID - If the state Olympic Regional Development Authority gets approval and finds the money, this village will have two start ramp facilities for its Olympic sliding sports instead of a combined one, which was originally proposed.Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 EDTSliding star shines PLACID - Chris Mazdzer is a self-proclaimed non-dancer, but that didn't stop him from Salsa dancing and swinging his partner in circles by his neck as she wrapped her thighs around him.Fri, 4 May 2018 00:00:00 EDTSpring break, luge style PLACID - "Scary." That was the word used most by people participating in the USA Luge Fantasy Camp last week when asked about their first time on a luge sled at the Mount Van Hoevenberg track. The second-most used word was "fun.Fri, 13 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT