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

Germans rule Lake Placid track, winning 6 luge World Cup medals

Sunday, December 1st, 2019

Julia Taubitz led the Germans with two gold medals in World Cup luge at Lake Placid, N.Y., winning the women's sprint on Sunday, after prevailing in the women's regular race Saturday. Germany won six gold in all, one more than the United States.

Germans claim gold, silver in doubles at luge World Cup in Lake Placid

Saturday, November 30th, 2019
World Cup Luge

The German team of Tobias Wendl and Tobias Arlt had the fastest time in both runs Saturday on the way to winning a World Cup doubles luge race at Mount Van Hoevenberg.

Teenager Trinity Ellis showing potential on young Canadian luge team

Thursday, November 28th, 2019

Trinity Ellis is representing the future of Canada's luge team on the World Cup circuit this season, and the teenager is showing her potential after just one race.

Watch World Cup luge from Lake Placid

Wednesday, November 27th, 2019
luge men

Watch live action from the World Cup luge event in Lake Placid, NY.

Canada 4th in team relay at luge World Cup in Austria

Sunday, November 24th, 2019

Canadians Trinity Ellis, Justin Snith, Tristan Walker and Reid Watts placed fourth in two minutes 9.925 seconds in the first team relay of the luge World Cup season on Sunday in Igls, Austria.

Russia’s Tatyana Ivanova rallies, wins World Cup luge opener

Saturday, November 23rd, 2019
Austria Luge World Cup

Russia's Tatyana Ivanova won the season-opening race in women's World Cup luge Saturday, rallying from 13th place after the first run to edge Summer Britcher of the U.S.

Watch World Cup luge from Austria

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019
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Watch action from the World Cup luge event in Innsbruck, Austria

7-time luge champion Natalie Geisenberger not racing this season

Monday, October 14th, 2019

Germany's Natalie Geisenberger — the seven-time defending luge champion and two-time defending Olympic singles gold medallist — announced Monday that she isn't sliding this season because she and her husband are expecting their first child in April.

Sam Edney named Luge Canada’s high-performance manager

Monday, June 24th, 2019

Sam Edney, who retired following the 2018 Winter Olympics after helping Canada claim relay silver in luge, is returning to the sport as Luge Canada's high-performance manager.

Olympic lugers Walker, Snith feel real speed with Canadian Forces Snowbirds

Tuesday, April 30th, 2019
World Cup Luge

The love of speed Tristan Walker inherited from his air force pilot grandfather came full circle when the luger took to the skies with the Canadian Forces Snowbirds. Walker and teammate Justin Snith spent almost an hour in the distinctive red and white Tutors on Monday