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A luge /luːʒ/ is a small one- or two-person sled on which one s...

wikipedia - 18 Feb 2018
A luge /luːʒ/ is a small one- or two-person sled on which one sleds supine (face up) and feet-first. A luger steers by using their calf muscles to flex the sled's runners or by exerting opposite shoulder pressure to the seat. Racing sleds weigh 21–25 kg (46–55 lb) for singles and 25–30 kg (55–66 lb) for doubles. Luge is also the name of an Olympic sport.

USA Luge names junior rosters

The Adirondack Daily Enterprise - 16 May 2018
LAKE PLACID — After racing internationally last year and posting excellent results in the Norton Seeding Series and Junior National Championships, USA Luge juniors Ashley Farquharson, Sean Hollander and the doubles team of Dana Kellogg and Duncan ...

Plans in the works for separate luge, bobsled start ramps in Placid

The Adirondack Daily Enterprise - 12 May 2018
But USA Luge will build its own start ramp at its Church Street headquarters, not at Mount Van Hoevenberg, according to CEO Jim Leahy. In an April interview, he declined to comment on why the organization changed location, only saying that plans are ...

Luge medalist to dance again next week

Plattsburgh Press Republican - 08 May 2018
SARANAC LAKE — For the second week in a row, Olympic luge silver medalist and Saranac Laker Chris Mazdzer and professional choreographer Witney Carson impressed audiences with their performance on ABC's “Dancing with the Stars,” cementing ...

Loyal Luge And True Blue Bobsleigh

Rangers Football Club - 27 Apr 2018
Inspired by the recent Winter Olympics, NARSA attendees can choose to sign up for either the True Blue Bobsleigh or the Rangers Loyal Luge NARSA Challenge 2018. Both taking place on Thursday, May 31, supporters will be bussed from the Hotel Arts to ...

WATCH: Chris Mazdzer's Silver Medal Luge Run

Heavy.com - 03 May 2018
Chris Mazdzer is competing on the current season of Dancing With The Stars, stepping onto the dance floor with pro Witney Carson. This past February, Mazdzer became an Olympic silver medalist in PyeongChang, South Korea, finishing in second place in ...

Olympian Summer Britcher inspires fans during York Revolution game

York Daily Record/Sunday News - 29 Apr 2018
Olympian Summer Britcher inspired fans and was honored Sunday while opening a York Revolution game at PeoplesBank Park in York. Britcher, of Glen Rock, is a two-time Olympian and three-time competitor in the luge world championships. She won the ...

Olympic Physics: How Does Mass Affect Luge?

Forbes - 10 Feb 2018
Four years ago, heading into the Sochi Olympics, I learned that Tucker West of the US luge team was going to enroll at Union later that year, so I tuned in to watch a bit. I was surprised to see that West positively towered over one of the NBC ...

What Is Luge? It's Like Sledding at 90 Miles Per Hour

New York Times - 11 Feb 2018
One of the most appealing things about luge is its name. Luge. It almost sounds onomatopoetic, like a sled whooshing down an icy track. (It's actually a Swiss term for a small sled.) Luge feels familiar. It's like when you leapt onto your Flexible ...

How to watch all luge competitions live

NBC Olympics - 09 Feb 2018
Four years ago, Erin Hamlin won the first singles luge medal in U.S. history, claiming the bronze with a thrilling run. She's back again in PyeongChang -- she was even the flag bearer at the Opening Ceremony -- leading a U.S. contingent hunting for ...

Une luge-rail grand huit annoncée pour 2019

Le Dauphiné Libéré - 18 May 2018
Face au problème récurrent d'enneigement, les stations de moyenne montagne s'organisent. Le syndicat mixte de Savoie Grand Revard a voté à l'unanimité jeudi soir l'autorisation d'implanter une luge-rail type grand huit sur son domaine. Cet équipement ...

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