The Empire State Winter Games Torch is on its way to Lake Placid, but will stop at the JM McDonald Sports
Complex in Cortland Monday at 5:30 pm. A rally will celebrate the Cortland Figure Skating Club and the Empire State Winter Games first ever Athlete of the Year, skater Amanda Demmerle.
Demmerle is a realist about making the Olympic team, and measures her own progress as a skater by how much she improves at each competition she enters.
Amanda, 18, will light the cauldron in Lake Placid on opening night on Thursday. The Empire State Games are Thursday through Sunday (February 3 – 6) in Lake Placid.