Remsen, NY, Feb 28, 2014 — America's first athlete to win a medal in singles luge was treated to a homecoming fit for a hero last night. Erin Hamlin's thrilling runs on the luge track in Sochi earned her the bronze.
After interviews, celebrity appearances, and photo shoots in New York City this week, Hamlin touched down at the Syracuse airport. A police escort and fire trucks guided her past miles of cheering crowds to the tiny town of Remsen in the foothills of the southern Adirondacks. Go to full article
One of Battaglia's iconic images from 2014 will be Erin Hamlin's moment of victory in Sochi. Photo: Nancie Battaglia
Feb 26, 2014 — A tiny town on the southern tip of the Tug Hill Plateau is getting ready for an Olympic-scale celebration. Luger Erin Hamlin, who won a Bronze medal in the Sochi Olympic Games, is scheduled to return home to the town of Remsen Thursday around 7 pm. Go to full article
Erin Hamlin from Remsen celebrates after her historic bronze medal win Tuesday in Sochi. Photo: Nancie Battaglia
Feb 11, 2014 — Erin Hamlin, the North Country slider from Remsen who spends much of each year in Lake Placid, made history a short time ago, winning a first-ever USA luge medal by capturing the bronze in Sochi.
Hamlin, age 27, positioned herself for this dramatic day by laying down two clean, technically near-flawless runs yesterday on the sliding track in Sochi. Go to full article