Codd skates toward lofty goals (article)


Originally published in the Lake Placid News, Week of September 21 – 28 2016 LAKE PLACID– On cold winter afternoons at the Olympic Speed Skating Oval in Lake Placid you may have seen a handful of rugged individuals determinedly pursuing their dreams of Olympic success in the face of a …

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Munoz takes training to next level (article)


Originally published in the Lake Placid News, Week of September 15-21 2016: LAKE PLACID–The Lake Placid Olympic Oval, which in the past has served as a training venue for Olympic champions like Charles Jewtraw and Jack Shea, has also helped develop more recent speed skating champions like Apolo Anton Ohno, Shani Davis, …

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Exclusive-Full Interview with Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue

Hubbell and Donohue perform in the Lake Placid Saturday Night Ice Show July 16th (Photo by Christie Sausa, Lake Placid Skater).

Hello All, As part of my “Meet the Skaters” series for the Lake Placid News, I was fortunate to interview ice dancers Madison Hubbell & Zachary Donohue this summer in between performances at the famous Lake Placid Saturday Night Ice Show. The article was online briefly in it’s entirety but is …

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Guest Skater Interviews and Photo Post, Summer 2016 (updated)

Erika Choi Smith and AJ Reiss perform in the last Saturday Night Ice Show of the summer 2016 season. (photo by Christie Sausa/Lake Placid Skater)

I can’t believe the summer’s over already! Here in Lake Placid, it’s already starting to feel like fall, with cool mornings and evenings ( a week ago I was wearing tank tops and shorts, but I had to wear fleece while riding my bike to Crossfit this morning). For those of …

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