It's the second career gold medal for Remsen Native Erin Hamlin. The 30-year-old luger has won the women's sprint world title on Friday in Austria.
The 2004 Remsen High School graduate beat the defending champion, Switzerland's Martina Kocher to capture the gold...
The USA Luge Slider Search is exactly how Erin Hamlin got started the sport almost 17 years ago and is now she's a three-time Olympian and the first female American luger to medal at any Winter Olympics.
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What a way to kick off the winter season. Erin Hamlin followed up her historic Olympic bronze medal win in Sochi last winter by winning gold at the U.S Luge World Cup. Her teammates were close behind, sweeping the medal podium for the first time in history with Emily Sweeney taking silver and Summer Britcher, bronze in Lake Placid over the weekend.
Local Olympian and hero Erin Hamlin is organizing a fund-raising event to battle Hodgkin's Lymphoma. This disease hits close to home for the luge community because one of their own is fighting it right now. Hamlin has started a CrowdRise page to raise money in support of fighting this disease. Erin has even agreed to do something really special if their goal is met!
Erin Hamlin made history by becoming the first American to medal in the olympics for a singles event in the sport of luge. She is still a member of Team USA and continues to train every day. One of her latest projects with the team is a promotional video to bring awareness of what the sport of luge is all about! Erin is featured in the video talking about her experience winning in Sochi!