Empire State Winter Games: More than 1,400 athletes to compete in Lake Placid
Thursday, February 6, 2014
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While the summer version continues to struggle to get back on track, the Empire State Winter Games continues to grow. As of Wednesday, with a day still left for athletes to register before the start of competition Friday, there were a record 1,421 athletes signed up for this weekend’s events in and around Lake Placid. That’s more than last year’s 1,167 and the 977 the year before that. It is also more than the 1,072 athletes who competed in the 1980 Winter Olympics at the site....