A former NFL star, who had taken up residency near Lake Placid, died on Saturday from injuries suffered in a plane crash. The accident occurred near the runway at the famous winter olympic village's small airport.
If you are looking for a thrill ride this winter then you are going to want to head to Lake Placid and do some serious sledding. It's just two-and-a-half hours from the Capital Region to the Toboggan Chute, the longest in New York state!
This week over 1400 collegiate athletes are competing in Lake Placid for the 2023 FISU Winter World University Games. The site of two Winter Olympic competitions in 1932 and 1980 provided the perfect infrastructure for the international event. However, many of the competition sites and training areas needed drastic updating to be considered for such a high-profile winter sports event. In stepped the State of New York and the Lake Placid is shining with Gold Medals.