Luge sled

Luge 101: Glossary

Artificial Track A track that has been specifically constructed for the support of luge, unlike a natural track, which is made from existing…

Gordy Sheer and Chris Thorpe in 1998

Luge 101: Origins and Olympic history

Origins Luge, which comes from the French world for sled, dates back to the 16th century in Switzerland as a method of transportation. It be…

2014 Olympic women's luge podium

Luge 101: Rules

Men’s and women’s singles Singles competition will take place over two days, with two runs per days. The four times will be added together, …

Alpensia Sliding Centre

Luge 101: Inside the 2018 Olympic venue

Luge events will be held at the Alpensia Sliding Centre, along with bobsled and skeleton, in the PyeongChang Mountain Cluster. Venue constru…

Spikes

Luge 101: Equipment

Booties The name for a luge racing shoe. Designed to be lightweight and aerodynamic.  Face shield Attaches to the front of a helmet. Designe…

Redskins sign linebacker Zach Brown

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins have signed inside linebacker Zach Brown. The team announced the deal Monday. Brown made the Pro…

Vikings sign backup QB Case Keenum

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have signed quarterback Case Keenum, acquiring the experienced backup sought for starter Sa…