Washington, DC - Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) and her colleagues Reps. John Faso (R-NY-19), Pete King (R-NY-02) and Claudia Tenney (R-NY-22) introduced a House Resolution recognizing and commending the hard work, dedication, determination, and commitment to excellence of Chris Mazdzer for skillfully representing the United States at three consecutive Olympic Winter Games.
“As the first ever U.S. medalist in the men’s singles luge, Chris made our North Country community proud on the world stage at the 2018 Winter Games in PyeongChang,” said Congresswoman Stefanik. “Our district has a rich and unique Olympic tradition, and I was thrilled to join families across our district in cheering on Chris and all of our North Country athletes. This Resolution is a way to celebrate Chris’ achievements and to recognize our entire community for their support.”
“In a sport dominated by European athletes, Chris Mazdzer has set the bar for Americans who will come after him,” said Congressman Faso. “Congratulations to Chris on his Olympic accomplishments and setting a new precedent for American athletes in the men’s luge.”
“We are thankful for the support of Rep. Stefanik, and grateful for this level of recognition amongst our nation’s leadership for Chris and the efforts of USA Luge,” said Jim Leahy, CEO, USA Luge. “In all of our international competitions, especially at the Olympic Games, we are proud to represent the Stars and Stripes.”
Click here for a digital copy of the House Resolution.