Erin Hamlin Makes History, Winning Bronze Medal in Women’s Luge at Sochi Olympics
Remsen's Erin Hamlin has made history, becoming the first American to win a medal in women's luge. Hamlin won the bronze medal in Sochi.
A parade is set for 7pm tonight in Remsen to celebrate Hamlin's win.
Luke Tubia, from our sister station WIBX, was on hand for the reaction of friends and family, gathered to cheer Hamlin on from the FX Matt Brewery.
— US Olympic Team (@USOlympic) February 11, 2014
YYYYEEEESSSSS!!!!!! She did it!! First American to get a medal in luge singles Erin Hamlin!!!! You are awesome!!
— Dan (@hamlin315) February 11, 2014
— R.J. Rico (@RJRico62) February 11, 2014
— Utica Comets (@UticaComets) February 11, 2014
— Sen. Brant Feldman (@AGMSports) February 11, 2014
Our staff was even gathered in offices throughout the building to watch Hamlin run for a medal. What a moment; one many in Central New York will never forget.