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Central New York native makes hometown proud in Luge competition

Erin Hamlin competes in Luge on Monday. Erin Hamlin competes in Luge on Monday. | Photo: NBC Olympics.

February 12, 2018 05:58 PM

She carried the U.S. flag during the opening ceremony. Central New York native Erin Hamlin hit the track Monday to compete.

She had a strong day in qualifiers and sits in 5th place halfway through the event.

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Fans gathered in her hometown of Remsen to cheer her on.

Hamlin spoke to NBC right after her first two runs and talked about the brutal conditions they're facing.

"I'm still going to go into the same game plan. Thankfully, we had training and it's pretty similar conditions. So we were prepared for the cold, hard ice and we were ready for it and it's holding up really well which is nice," she explained.

Hamlin has competed in four Olympics. These games could be her last. She told NewsChannel 13 over the summer she is considering retiring.

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