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Just 0.007 of a second separates USA Luge from the team relay podium in Oberhof, In 4 races this weekend, Germans set 3 track records
OBERHOF, Germany – Last spring when the World Cup schedule was released, Germany got what it wanted – one of the final three races of the season in Oberhof. The last three events determine seeding for the 2018 Winter Olympics, and Germany’s domination here even exceeds what it does elsewhere.
Germans dominate at home grabbing 5 of 6 medals
OBERHOF, Germany – This region in Thuringia is well known as a luge, biathlon and Nordic skiing hotbed.
In a good snow year, residents and visitors can be seen running their errands on cross country skis. Parents pull their children through the village on small wooden luge sleds.
The ski season is in full swing through most of the country and I hope that you are able to get out and enjoy some great turns. Our schedule is packed with events over the next few months and I hope that you will be able to come join us as a participant, volunteer or spectator.
KOENIGSSEE, Germany – On the 12th Day of Christmas in Koenigssee, Santa dropped off some presents to Italy, Austria and the United States, but then he made way for the Grinch to handle the home team Germans.
Home team sweeps gold-silver-bronze in doubles and women
KOENIGSSEE, Germany – Germany’s version of a Happy New Year greeting to the rest of the World Cup luge tour came complete with a six-for-six sweep of the doubles and women’s singles podiums Saturday in Koenigssee.
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. – During the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympics, you’ll see sleds whiz across your television screen at raceway speeds. Now it’s your chance to get the experience of an Olympic luge racer during the annual USA Luge Fantasy Camp in Lake Placid April 6-9, 2018.
KOENIGSSEE, Germany – USA Luge will bring its 10 Olympic nominees to this upscale resort in Bavaria, also the home of the International Luge Federation, when the World Cup tour resumes Jan. 6-7 on arguably the most iconic track in the world.
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. – As the top luge athletes from around the world compete in Europe in January and at the Winter Olympics in February, USA Luge is set to bring the thrill of the sport to ski and board areas around the Northeast.
All 10 American Olympic nominees will carry World Cup medals into South Korea
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. – When the 10 U.S. Olympic luge team nominees are officially introduced Saturday night, it will mark the first time in team history that every Olympian will carry the label of Viessmann World Cup medalist.
Last remaining Olympic berths go to Taylor Morris, Justin Krewson/Andrew SherkLAKE PLACID, N.Y. – Tucker West earned a bronze medal in the Viessmann World Cup held at the Olympic Sports Complex on Mount Van Hoevenberg. In doing so, he emphatically qualified for the 2018 Olympic team heading for PyeongChang in February.
Final Olympic berths to be determined on Friday in doubles and men’s singles
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. – Without putting a luge sled on the ice Thursday night in Lake Placid, Emily Sweeney and Summer Britcher joined Erin Hamlin on the 2018 United States Olympic team.
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