Feb 16, 2014 — In a break-out race that matches the great come-back performances in Olympic history, Lake Placid's Andrew Weibrecht snatched a silver medal in men's Super-G.
The last time Weibrecht reached a podium was in the last Winter Olympics four years ago in Vancouver. He was asked about his remarkable winter success after finishing competition early this morning.
"It's unbelievable. I knew I skied well and knew I had a good run. You gotta be kidding me," Weibrecht said. "There's so much energy here and my skiing's been really improving the last little bit." Go to full article
Andrew Weibrecht's crash in Sochi was captured on the big screen. Photo: Nancie Battaglia
Lake Placid, NY, Feb 26, 2010 — Lake Placid plans a first Olympic celebration this afternoon at 4, starting near the Olympic Arena, to celebrate alpine skier Andrew Weibrecht's bronze medal in Super-G. There will be more celebrations once all the region's Olympic athletes come home from Vancouver, with Saranac Lake planning a parade on March 13th. The two Adirondack communities combined to produce ten percent of the total U.S. medals so far in Vancouver. Martha Foley has more. Go to full article
Bronze medalist Andrew Weibrecht, 23, from Lake Placid
Lake Placid, NY, Feb 22, 2010 — The Olympic buzz in Lake Placid over the weekend was all about native son Andrew Weibrecht. On Friday afternoon, the 23-year-old downhill skier claimed the bronze medal in the Super-G competition in Vancouver. He was edged by a fraction of a second by fellow American Bode Miller, who won silver. Peter Crowley with the Adirondack Daily Enterprise is in Vancouver. He spoke with Brian Mann last night about Weibrecht's win. Go to full article