Erin Hamlin to compete at Lake Placid this weekend

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (WKTV) - Erin Hamlin is returning home to New York State as part of the 2013 Luge World Cup Circuit. This weekend's competition brings her to Lake Placid.

Lake Placid is the well-known site of the 1980 Winter Olympics, an appropriate connection as Wednesday marked the one-year countdown to the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.

The men will race first starting Friday at 10:00 a.m. The race’s second run, scheduled for 11:10 a.m., will be shown live on NBC Universal.

Following the doubles’ race, it’s the women’s turn, featuring Erin Hamlin. The women’s first run is slated for 1 p.m., followed by the second run at 2:15 p.m. The women’s second heat will be taped and shown on the NBC Sports Network.

Racing continues Saturday with both the men’s singles and team relay events. The team relay race, live on NBC Sports Network, gets underway at 1 p.m.

Time Warner Cable customers can find the NBC Sports Network on channel 38 or channel 803 in high definition.


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