A athlete from upstate New York has been selected by her teammates to carry the flag into the stadium for the opening Olympic ceremonies at the stadium in Pyeongchang. Erin Hamlin is from Remsen, NY and this will be the fourth time she has competed in the Olympics. Her sport is the Luge.

Here are a few of her career highlights, from TeamUSA.org:

  • Bronze medalist at the 2014 XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia

  • 2009 World Champion

  • 2017 World Championship silver medalist

  • 2017 World Champion in sprint discipline

  • 2017 World Championshhip silver medalist as lead leg in team relay

  • 4 World Cup victories

  • 23 World Cup medalsLead historic 2015 US women's sweep of the podium