Press Release

EarthCam and USA Luge Launch the USA Luge Cam


New York, August 30, 2006 -- EarthCam (, the world's favorite webcam network and leading provider of live webcam content, is pleased to announce the launch of the USA Luge Cam in partnership with USA Luge at their headquarters in Lake Placid, New York.

The USA Luge Cam ( is an EarthCam All-Weather network camera system mounted above the launch area of a certified, full-length, luge track at the U.S. Olympic Training Facilities in Lake Placid. This is where American luge teams are coached for national and international competition. High school students from across the country come to this facility to fulfill their dreams of becoming Olympic athletes.

"This was a great opportunity to share with the public a unique live view of Olympic athletes in training," said, Joseph Nizza, Director of Marketing for EarthCam, Inc. "It's yet another example of EarthCam bringing the very best live webcams to our global visitors where, quite literally, the world watches the world."

USA Luge is an Olympic class member organization of the U.S. Olympic Committee and is the National Governing Body for the sport of luge in the United States. USA Luge is a not-for-profit organization based in Lake Placid, N.Y. USA Luge prepares, trains and equips America’s National Luge Team for international and Olympic competition, as well as promotes the growth of the sport nationwide.

Visit EarthCam to see the USA Luge Cam, along with many other great cameras, at is the leading network of live webcams and offers the most comprehensive search engine of webcams from around the world. EarthCam provides complete infrastructure services to manage, host and maintain live streaming video camera systems for its consumers and corporate clients. Clients include MSN, Yahoo!, Sprint, Coca-Cola, Panasonic, Ford, NASA, Pfizer, JetBlue, This Old House and the Seattle Space Needle. As the foremost provider of live images on the Internet, EarthCam webcasts events such as international concerts, Miss Hawaiian Tropic pageants, Mardi Gras, New Year's Eve in Times Square and the Super Bowl for the NFL.

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