QUICK LINKS:

Lake Placid honors 12 Sochi Olympians

Created: 03/17/2014 7:00 AM WHEC.com
By: Associated Press

Several thousand supporters braved single-digit temperatures in Lake Placid on Sunday night as the two-time Winter Olympic village welcomed back 12 members of the Sochi Olympic Team.
    
In that group were four medal winners, led by super-G silver medalist Andrew Weibrecht. Against the backdrop of Mirror Lake and the Adirondack Mountains, the 28 year old thanked his community for spurring him on when injuries since his Olympic bronze medal in Vancouver painted a bleak picture.
    
The most emotional speaker of the night was three-time Olympic bobsled medalist Steve Holcomb, who thanked Lake Placid for its influence on his career.
    
Other Olympic medalists included Steve Langton, who joined Holcomb in Sochi and collected two bronze medals as well. Also present was Erin Hamlin, who won bronze last month to become the first woman in U.S. history to win an Olympic luge medal.
 





News10NBC/WHEC-TV welcomes your opinion and interaction on our website, but please remember to keep it clean. If you're advertising for another business, being profane, vulgar or slanderous your post will be deleted. By commenting on this website, you agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Use. Comments are not pre-screened before they posted.

Lake Effect Snow Advisory

NY AREAS AFFECTED: Cattaraugus; Chautauqua; Southern Erie; Wyoming
Expires: 11/28/2014 5:00 AM

Lake Effect Snow Advisory

NY AREAS AFFECTED: Northern Cayuga; Oswego; Wayne
Expires: 11/28/2014 1:00 PM

Rochester

Overcast
30°
35° | 27°
  • Feels like: 24° F
  • Wind: WNW 6mph
  • Humidity: 69%
  • Fri Partly cloudy
    31° | 26°
  • Sat Cloudy
    39° | 26°
  • Sun Cloudy
    51° | 37°
  • Mon Morning clouds followed by afternoon sun
    37° | 32°