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  • n  a racing sled for one or two people
  • v  move along on a luge or toboggan

  • He immediately loved the luge for the "exciting and risky" way the tiny sled carries one man at high speed.
  • America's world-class luge pairs (Grimmette and Martin, Sheer and Thorpe) will see action.
  • The key to doubles luge, says Italian coach Marco Andreatta, is "understanding each other only through physically feeling the athlete and knowing how to manage the reaction.
News & Articles

  • Sports Briefs For June 29
    Catch the seventh-annual Maryhill Festival of Speed this weekend as downhill skateboarding and street luge competitors from around the globe compete on the world-famous Maryhill Loops Road in the eastern Gorge.
    June 28, 2013 - Hood River News
  • John Furlong, Winter Olympics head, devastated by athlete's death
    John Furlong the Irish-born head of the Vancouver Olympic Games host committee has expressed his shock and sadness when he found out about the death of Georgian luge participant Nodar Kumaritashvili who died after an horrific crash during a training run.
    June 28, 2013 - Irish Central

  • Laurie Fisher in
    Around five years ago, I started revisiting what I wanted to do, education-wise (after his luge career is over) and pretty much what came into my mind was that I didn't want to work for someone, I want to work for myself. I want to create my own... Jeff Christie Vancouver Sun Jul 3, 2010 59775 79714 luge At 113 kilograms, Luge (Ulugia) will give some size and stability to our set piece," coach Laurie Fisher said. "He's still developing a lot of the technical aspects of the position, but he's very strong and he gets around the field well for...
  • Wolfgang Staudinger in CJCL
    This is just a display of luge art,Staudinger said. "You don't see any motion on the sled. He's always got the best position, the best aerodynamics and he's got the experience to respond, especially in a race like today, he knows exactly...

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