FUN! EXCITEMENT! WINTER EVENTS!
Hey everyone its RICH YOUR SPORTSCASTER once again, can you believe three posts in a row (I know you all are getting tired of me but I love to chat so much). WOW! It is that time of the year again and time for the NYS Empire State Games. Yes, this coming weekend February 22nd through the 24th, all different kinds of youth athletes and adults will participating in a myriad of Olympic Style Events. (I have goosebumps from the excitement this brings to the area!)
This would include alpine skiing at Whiteface Mountain. At the Ski Jumping Complex they will strutting their aerial skills and ski jumping prowess. (would not catch me in a million years jumping off the jump. ouch that would hurt). There will be at the Olympic Center figure skaters jumping and spinning, also, hockey players passing the ole puck around. Do not forget the exciting bobsled and luge action out at Mount Van Hovenberg and X-country skiing!
All of this will start with opening ceremonies on Friday Feb 22nd at 6:00 pm leading to all the great action on Saturday. Do not forget all through the weekend NY Lottery has set up a large stage with musical entertainment for all ages and games and prizes. You will not want to miss all of this fun and entertainment as some of the aspiring athletes from all over NY state compete for gold. (boy i would like to get one of those medals….ahh a guy can dream! lol). For further details on this exciting event please visit www.empirestategames.org/winter/.
Well, I hope you all join in on the festivites and stop in to the Golden Arrow and say hi…tell them Rich sent you. Time to practice my downhill skiing wish me luck (GERANIMO!!!!)