Erin Hamlin (AP file photo)

Hamlin among Team USA monthly award winners

Published Jan 11, 2017 at 4:10pm

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Remsen native and 2014 Olympic bronze medalist Erin Hamlin was among the Team USA athletes earning Best of December honors, the United States Olympic Committee announced on Tuesday.

Hamiln won a pair of World Cup gold medals in Park City, Utah. Hamlin won the two-run single race and added another victory in the sprint event to claim her third and fourth victories on the world cup tour.

Her two gold medal finishes moved the three-time Olympian into third place in the season long world cup standings.

Also capturing monthly honors were figure skater Nathan Chen and the ice dance team of Maia and Alex Shibutani Best.