Bradley & Denney/Coughlin Interviews, Ice Show Photos, and more

Believe it or not, the summer is almost over in Lake Placid–after this week, the summer camp and adult week ends, closing another nice summer season. Before that happens, though, there are two more shows and a test session coming up. What else has been going on this summer? Read on!

Bradley Headlines August 20 Show


Ryan Bradley takes a bow after his first performance in the August 20 Ice Show in Lake Placid (photo by Christie Sausa/Lake Placid Skater).

Ryan Bradley returned to Lake Placid from Sun Valley where he is a principal in their ice shows, and discussed his plans for the upcoming season, including shows and knee surgery, and his continued opportunities in commentating for NBC Sports. You can read my article about him HERE.

Denney/Coughlin Star in August 13 Show



Denney and Coughlin entertain with their “Uptown Funk” program at the August 13 Ice Show in Lake Placid, (photo by Christie Sausa/Lake Placid Skater).

Last weekend I interviewed Denney and Coughlin, whom are also part of the principal cast in Sun Valley’s ice shows and have had a busy year that included shows and commentating. You can read my article HERE.

Adult Week in Progress

This week, the Adult Skating Week started on Sunday evening and continues until Saturday evening.

On Saturday afternoon, the Adult skaters have their own show in the 1980 rink at 3 pm. This is a fun show where the adult skaters show off their skills and often includes ice dance and group numbers in addition to freestyle programs. I will be there!

If you are interested in participating in the Adult Weekend/Week next year, you can go to Lake Placid Skating to learn more!

Last Saturday Night Ice Show August 27th

The last Saturday Night Ice Show of the season is August 27th at 7:30 pm, with National pairs competitors Erika Choi Smith and AJ Reiss. You can see admission information at THIS PAGE.

Ice Show Photos on Facebook!

As always, I continue to post photos from the Saturday Night Ice Shows on Facebook; you can see them by going to my Page, then to Photos, where I have the albums arranged by Ice Show date.

Interesting Links

I came across these in my travels throughout the internet; enjoy!

The Forgotten Tale of How America Converted Its 1980 Olympic Village into a Prison (Atlas Obscura)

 With Rio Olympics Over, Lake Placid shows how a host city can thrive post-games (

The Lasting Impacts of the Olympics on the North Country (NCPR News)

If you’re really interested in news from the entire Adirondack Park, I recommend you check out Adirondack Almanack. The blog focuses on news, history, and events, and will ensure that you are extremely knowledgeable about all that’s “fit to post” in the Adirondacks. As an occasional contributor, I check the Almanack every few days to keep informed and recommend you do too! :)

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