The event on the 20-curve course is the final stop on the four-race North American leg that has also taken the athletes back to the 2010 Olympic course in Whistler, Canada; Calgary, Canada and Park City, Utah. This event is also the final race before the holiday break and the start of the European swing.
The action begins Friday, Dec. 17, with the men's and women's skeleton events, followed by Saturday's, Dec. 18, two-man and women's bobsled races. The four-man race is slated for Sunday, Dec. 19. Daily Tickets are available for $8 for adults and $6 juniors and senior citizens. Anyone who brings a non-perishable food item for the Lake Placid Ecumenical food pantry will receive free entry. For tickets call the Olympic Sports Complex at 523-4436 or pick them up at the gate on event days.
For more information on the Dec. 17-19 Viessmann FIBT World Cup bobsled/skeleton Lake Placid presented by Conceptum Logistics, log on to http://www.whiteface.com/events/bobskel.php.