CONTACT: Jon Lundin, Lake Placid 2023 FISU World University Games Head of Communications & Media ([email protected]) Tel: 518-637-6885
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LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (December 9, 2022) – The cauldron that will house the symbolic flame for the Lake Placid 2023 FISU World University Games will be unveiled Monday, Dec. 12, at 5 p.m., in Lake Placid’s Brewster Park, one month before the opening of the 31st FISU World University Games winter edition.
The 12-foot-high cauldron was designed and created by Adirondack Studios of Argyle, N.Y. the same studio that built the LED-powered torch for the FISU Games and the award podiums for the 1980 Olympic Winter Games.
The Jan. 12-22 Lake Placid 2023 FISU Games are expected to bring together 1,500 collegiate athletes, age 17-25, from 600 universities in 50 countries, to participate in Alpine skiing, biathlon, cross-country skiing, curling, freestyle and freeski, figure skating, ice hockey, Nordic combined, short track speed skating, snowboarding, ski jumping and speed skating.
WHAT: Official unveiling ceremony of the Lake Placid 2023 FISU World University Games’ Cauldron
WHERE: Brewster Park, Main Street (corner of Main Street and Saranac Ave.) Lake Placid, NY 12946
WHEN: Monday, Dec. 12. one month before the opening of the Lake Placid 2023 FISU World University Games. Games and giveaways at 4:15 p.m. with Adirondack Mac. Unveiling ceremony begins at 5 p.m.
Media who would like to attend the ceremony can contact Jon Lundin, Lake Placid 2023 FISU World University Games’ Head of Communications & Media, tel: 518-637-6885, email, [email protected].
For more information about the Lake Placid 2023 FISU Games, the torch relay celebration, or to purchase tickets, visit www.lakeplacid2023.com.
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Application requests for working media accreditation for the Lake Placid 2023 FISU World University Games continue through December 12, 2022. To apply for media accreditation, click HERE. To download the Lake Placid 2023 FISU World University Games’ media guide click HERE, the Lake Placid 2023 FISU Games’ media services guide is available HERE.