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Bronze medalist Andrew Weibrecht, known as "War Horse" (Illustration:  Marquil)
Bronze medalist Andrew Weibrecht, known as "War Horse" (Illustration: Marquil)

Weibrecht heading home, parade planned today

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
16 year-old Peter Frnette qualifying for the ski jump finals at the Vancouver Olympic Games. Photo by Nancie Batttaglia.
16 year-old Peter Frnette qualifying for the ski jump finals at the Vancouver Olympic Games. Photo by Nancie Batttaglia.

16 year-old jumper Peter Frenette advances to second round at Olympics

Sixteen year-old Peter Frenette of Saranac Lake had to jump well in the qualifying round at the Vancouver Games Friday. Photographer Nancie Battaglia was there as Frenette, the youngest competitor at the Games, made his successful jump.  Go to full article

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