Lake Placid

Artistic expression and athleticism blend together in figure skating.  

Freestyle skiing has no limits.

Living on the edge of a single blade, Trisha Roohan, from Delmar, at top, competes in the junior lady free skate competition at the Empire State Games last Saturday afternoon at the 1980 Rink in Lake Placid, while, above, a bobsledder finishes his second run at the Mt.

Ice and snow couldn’t stop the athletes competing in the 35th annual Empire State Winter Games last weekend in Lake Placid.

Sharp as a skate’s blade, performance on ice is honed to perfection by girls who start competing at a young age. Talent from Guilderland and the Helderbergs was on display last weekend in Lake Placid for the 35th annual Empire State Winter Games.

Adaptive Alpine skiers from Windham Mountain Ski Resort travel and compete together in winter sports events for athletes with disabilities. For a pair in Albany, it's a place to be treated like family while facing off with elite racers on their levels.

Douglas Rogers and Bruce Williams competed in the 2014 Empire State Winter Games this month.

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