Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik released the following statement to recognize New York’s 21st Congressional District’s athletes competing in this year’s Winter Games.
“As the home to Lake Placid, New York’s 21st District has a rich and unique Olympic tradition," Stefanik said. "I join the families across our district in cheering all of our North Country athletes and those representing Team USA in this year’s Winter Games. Our North Country athletes have trained and prepared, and now it is time for their hard work and dedication to pay off. We are cheering for Team USA!"
Athletes with ties to New York’s 21st District include:
  • Emily Sweeney from Lake Placid competing in singles luge
  • Hunter Church from Cadyville competing in bobsled
  • Jonny Gustafson from Massena competing in singles luge
  • Clare Egan from Lake Placid competing in biathlon
  • Sean Hollander from Lake Placid competing in doubles luge
  • Chris Mazdzer from Saranac Lake competing in singles luge