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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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! …

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Ice Show Photos, Competition Photos, & Articles

Hi everyone, What a hot week it has been here in Lake Placid! The past few days we had two rainstorms and sunny, humid weather. With a week like that, best to be in an ice rink staying cool! Share

Speed Skating exhibit, figures, & more


Hello everyone, Happy Spring! It might not feel like it (it snowed in Lake Placid a few days ago) it is indeed midway through May. I am keeping busy with work, writing, traveling, and trying to keep active. May is tough for me because the oval has been melted for months, …

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Skate into 2016

Skate into the New Year Flyer 2016

Hello everyone, If you’re in Lake Placid (or in the area) come on out to Skate into 2016! I created this event in 2008 to provide a family friendly option for New Year’s Eve, and I can’t think of any better way to celebrate the New Year than skating! Best …

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