March 5, 2014

Parades to honor Olympic athletes



Olympic athletes and their families from the entire region have been invited, Van Anden said. They will be welcomed like royalty, Morgan said.

“The athletes will be riding in the parade on the royalty float from Winter Carnival, which has been re-fitted with Olympic rings.”

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Thirteen of 22 New York state athletes who competed in the Winter Olympics in Sochi live in the North Country.

Lowell Bailey, Lake Placid, biathlon.

Tim Burke, Paul Smiths, biathlon.

Annelies Cooke, Saranac Lake, biathlon.

Nicholas Cunningham, Lake Placid, bobsled.

Billy Demong, Vermontville, Nordic combined.

Peter Frenette, Saranac Lake, ski jumping.

Jamie Greubel, Lake Placid, bobsled.

Erin Hamlin, Lake Placid, luge.

Andrew Weibrecht, Lake Placid, Alpine skiing.

Chris Mazdzer, Saranac Lake, luge.

Matthew Mortensen, Lake Placid, luge.

Justin Olsen, Lake Placid, bobsled.

Jayson Terdiman, Lake Placid, luge.

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