Lake Placid to host bobsled World Cup opener

Published: 10th July 2012 09:13 AM  |   Last Updated: 10th July 2012 09:13 AM   |  A+A-

Lake Placid will host the start of next season's World Cup bobsled and skeleton schedule.

The International Bobsled and Skeleton Federation says the 2012-13 World Cup season will open at Mount Van Hoevenberg from Nov. 8-10, with the tours moving on to the 2002 Olympic track in Park City, Utah from Nov. 16-18. The 2010 Olympic track in Whistler, British Columbia will host the third stop on the circuit, Nov. 23-25.

Other stops include Winterberg, Germany (Dec. 7-9), La Plagne, France (Dec. 14-16), Altenberg, Germany (Jan. 4-6), Konigssee, Germany (Jan. 11-13) and Igls, Austria (Jan. 18-20).

The world championships are in St. Moritz, Switzerland from Jan. 21-Feb. 3. The season concludes with a test event at the 2014 Olympic track 40 miles outside Sochi, Russia from Feb. 11-17.


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