Erin Hamlin's Olympic-sized homecoming
Thu, 27 Feb 2014 20:59:03 GMT —
Olympic champion Erin Hamlin is back in Central New York.
She arrived back at Hancock Airport in Syracuse just after 4:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon.
A crowd of family, friends and fans greeted her with loud cheers as she made her way off the plane. Watch them cheering her on here.
She will now travel from Syracuse back home to Remsen.
The town of Remsen is ready to welcome home its Olympic hero. Remsen will be celebrating Hamlin's homecoming with a parade immediately upon arrival.
You can watch the parade and the pep rally that follows as it happens right here.
Hamlin will be escorted by police through Verona, Rome, Floyd, Stittville, Holland Patent and Barneveld on her way to Remsen. The parade is expected to begin around 7 p.m. at the intersection of Route 31 and Main Street in Verona. It will conclude at the Remsen Junior-Senior High School, where a pep rally will take place right after the parade.
Hamlin won a bronze medal in singles luge at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. She became the first American to ever win a medal in the singles luge competition.