Thursday, 22 February, 2018

Video stirs special memories for Olympic medalist Erin Hamlin

This combination of images shows United States athletes Erin Hamlin left and Shani Davis This combination of images shows United States athletes Erin Hamlin left and Shani Davis
Terence Owen | 15 February, 2018, 18:06

"The closing ceremony is always a lot of fun because the countries are all usually mixed together and it's more of a celebration of the events", Hamlin explained.

Dajana Eitberger of Germany celebrates her silver medal win the finish area with Erin Hamlin of the United States after the women's luge final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Tuesday.

"I remember being curious as to how we would be received in another country", Hamlin said.

Hamlin doesn't communicate just with her luge teammates. "I think it'll be a really good time!" "They kind of used it as a life lesson that you have to stick with it".

"To be honest, I think it might have been Ryan who was more interested".

Today, Hamlin is a four-time Olympian and bronze medalist in luge.

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Months later, she was mailed a letter invited to begin training and competing because of her performance that summer day.

On Wednesday, Liam Boylan-Pett of NBC Olympics reported luge competitor Erin Hamlin will bear the flag at Friday's opening ceremony and lead 244 American athletes.

But until now, she had never seen this video, dug up from August 7, 1999 by WAVY-TV's sister station WSYR-TV in Syracuse.

Erin Hamlin of the USA was sixth. "I wouldn't be able to do any of that anyways until the spring", she said. "That was never something I thought I would accomplish or get the opportunity to do". Remsen Jr./Sr. High School will be opening its doors to the public on Monday morning at 5 a.m. for a viewing of Hamlin's runs.

One swimming champ who won gold in Barcelona in 1992 said on Twitter she will be sleeping in her team US beenie to prepare for the games to kick off.

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