Thursday, February 11, 2010

Our US flag bearer and more articles from my local paper

"We're so very Proud!" That was the message on pins people were wearing Sunday at Mount Pisgah Ski Center, at a rally for the Saranac Lake area's amazing number of athletes on the U.S. Olympic Team.

Local Dozen Making their way to Vancouver
LAKE PLACID - If they're not on the Cloudsplitter gondola riding up Whiteface Mountain, they're definitely on Cloud Nine around here - America's original winter playground has six homegrown stars competing in the Winter Olympics, including its first Alpine skier

Grimmette chosen as US Flag Bearer for Opening Ceremonies
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - At his fifth Olympics, it's a first for luge athlete Mark Grimmette, chosen to be the flagbearer for the U.S. team at Friday's opening ceremony.

Nordic Combined Team's time to Shine
VANCOUVER, B.C. - With 13 trips to the Olympics between them, 2010 U.S. Olympic Nordic Combined Team members Billy Demong of Vermontville, Todd Lodwick and Johnny Spillane are far from star struck at these Games in Vancouver. More so than ever, they're the stars.

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