Lake Placid is home to many Winter Olympic legends, and the Marchese family is among them. The world’s best skaters rely on the Marchese speed skating boot to as the most critical piece of racing equipment they will ever own. In fact, more than 130 Olympic medals have been won by athletes wearing Marchese skates. The family has been skating and competing and serving the Olympic community of Lake Placid for generations. In this video we hear directly from the founder and designer and makers of the legendary boot about their small but impactful company and all Lake Placid means to them.