Support the Empire State's Olympians as they compete in Sochi!

 

    The 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi are in full swing, and as we follow the Games and root for our country’s athletes, I wanted to let you know that there many New Yorkers that are participating.

     

    Overall, 18 athletes from New York State are competing in the Winter Olympics:

     

    (Name, Hometown, Sport)

     

    Lowell Bailey, Lake Placid, Men’s Biathlon

     

    Dustin Brown, Ithaca, Men’s Ice Hockey

     

    Tim Burke, Paul Smiths, Men’s Biathlon

     

    Ryan Callahan, Rochester, Men’s Ice Hockey

     

    Annelies Cook, Saranac Lake, Women’s Biathlon

     

    John Daly, Smithtown, Men’s Skeleton

     

    Billy Demong, Vermontville, Men’s Nordic Combined

     

    Peter Frenette, Saranac Lake, Men’s Ski Jumping

     

    Jamie Greubel, Lake Placid, Women’s Bobsled

     

    Erin Hamlin, Remsen, Women’s Luge

     

    Jimmy Howard, Ogdensburg, Men’s Ice Hockey

     

    Patrick Kane, Buffalo, Men’s Ice Hockey

     

    Aidan Kelly, West Islip, Men’s Luge

     

    Chris Mazdzer, Saranac Lake, Men’s Luge

     

    Matt Mortensen, Huntington Station, Men’s Luge

     

    Brooks Orpik, Amherst, Men’s Ice Hockey

     

    Josephine Pucci, Pearl River, Women’s Ice Hockey

     

    Andrew Weibrecht, Lake Placid, Men’s Skiing

     

     

    I would also like to congratulate Erin Hamlin from Remsen, NY, on her recent bronze medal for the Luge Women’s Single event. Great Job Erin!!

     

    As New Yorkers and Americans, we should try to honor and support all of our Olympic athletes who represent our nation at the Olympic Games.