Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Winter Sports/Luge’ Category

Germany’s reigning Olympic champs win 1st luge gold of season

Friday, December 7th, 2018
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Germany's doubles team of Tobias Wendl and Tobias Arlt won their first World Cup luge gold of the season Friday in Calgary.

Watch Canadians compete in World Cup luge from Calgary

Thursday, December 6th, 2018
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Watch live action from the luge World Cup in Whistler, B.C. Coverage includes doubles and men's on Friday, followed by women's and relay on Saturday.

Canada’s veteran lugers become mentors as youth movement sweeps national team

Thursday, November 29th, 2018
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Veteran Canadian lugers Justin Snith and Tristan Walker are finding the job of mentoring the next generation of athletes a little bit difficult to accept. "We're starting to feel old," said Snith, who is 26. His doubles partner, Walker, is 27.

Watch Canadians compete in World Cup luge from Whistler, B.C.

Thursday, November 29th, 2018
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Watch live action from the luge World Cup in Whistler, B.C. Coverage includes doubles and men's on Friday, followed by women's and relay on Saturday.

Geisenberger leads German sweep to open luge World Cup season

Saturday, November 24th, 2018
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Two-time defending Olympic luge champion Natalie Geisenberger led a German sweep of the top three spots in the World Cup opening race Saturday in Innsbruck, Austria, where Carolyn Maxwell was the top Canadian woman in 19th.

Watch Canadians compete in World Cup luge

Thursday, November 22nd, 2018
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Watch live action from the luge World Cup in Innsbruck, Austria, beginning on Saturday at 3:50 a.m. ET.

Hold on tight and become a luge instant expert

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018
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For lugers, manoeuvring a tiny sled at speeds of about 140 km/h is no small feat — especially if you consider that they don't have brakes. Here's everything you need to know to instantly become a luge expert.

Belated medal has luger Sam Edney chasing his Olympic ‘moment’ to go with it

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018
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Heading to his fourth and final Olympics, luger Sam Edney has been one of the key driver's in Canada's journey from also-ran to podium threat in the sport.

Canada’s Sam Edney caps World Cup luge career with bronze Crystal Globe in team relay

Sunday, January 28th, 2018
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Sam Edney helped Canada's luge relay team to a sixth-place finish Sunday in the final World Cup race of his career. The 33-year-old Edney had a solid run on the tricky 1,260-metre Latvian track to help the Canadians finish in two minutes 14.414 seconds, also solidifying a third-overall standing for the Canadian squad.

Watch Canadians compete in World Cup luge

Friday, January 19th, 2018
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Watch live action from the luge World Cup in Lillehammer, Norway.