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.
History made! @erinhamlin will bring home the 1st women's luge medal in U.S. history #GoTeamUSA #Sochi2014
— 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
Erin Hamlin has just clinched a medal in women's #luge. First American to ever win a medal in the event #Sochi2014 pic.twitter.com/P1ANvWrM8C
— R.J. Rico (@RJRico62) February 11, 2014
Congrats to @ErinHamlin for winning the bronze medal! First female American luger to medal is from the Mohawk Valley! pic.twitter.com/wfTyt51peI
— Utica Comets (@UticaComets) February 11, 2014
Congrats to @erinhamlin on the United States in winning our first medal ever in #Luge singles. #WeAreUSA #USOlympic #Sochi12014
— 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.