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Olympic team finalized as Tucker West takes bronze in Lake Placid

Last remaining Olympic berths go to Taylor Morris, Justin Krewson/Andrew Sherk
LAKE 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.

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USA 4th in relay with Britcher 5th in women’s Calgary World Cup

weeney moves a step closer to an Olympic team nomination
CALGARY, Alberta – Luge athletes live in a world of tenths, hundredths and thousandths of a second. Need proof? Look no further than the team relay competition at Canada Olympic Park.
After close to three miles of racing, a mere .065 seconds separated the United States relay team from the bronze medal won by team Austria.

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Mortensen / Terdiman 7th in Calgary doubles to lead US effort

Last call: race offs for US Olympic spots loom on home ice in Lake Placid
CALGARY, Alberta – The World Cup tour came to North America this week, with the USA Luge doubles team of Matt Mortensen and Jayson Terdiman opening the race weekend Friday in Calgary with a seventh place performance.

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West Mountain, NY – 2 Sprint Classic Races and Clinic

January 6, 2018 @ 8:00 am – January 7, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

USTSA and West Mountain will host the Reliable Racing Telemark Sprint Classic Races, the first stop of the Minus33 Eastern Telemark Series, on January 6th and 7th, 2018. These 2 run events will include GS gates, a Nordic style jump, a 360-degree banked turn, before a short Nordic skate.
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US Telemark Ski Team Training Camp – Mt. Snow, VT

December 16 @ 7:00 am – December 17 @ 5:00 pm

Race Training with the US Telemark Ski Team. If you are a Telemark skier who is comfortable on the Blue runs or better this event will take your skiing to the next level. We will run through many aspects of telemark racing.READ MORE

USA Luge led by doubles teams in Altenberg World Cup

Germans take 3 of top 4 spots in both races as Loch, Eggert/Benecken win

ALTENBERG, Germany – Americans Matt Mortensen and Jayson Terdiman placed 11th Saturday in the third World Cup doubles race of the season, leading the USA Luge effort on the day at this German resort adjacent to the border of the Czech Republic.
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USA Takes Three Medals in Winterberg as Hamlin Makes Fourth Olympic Team

WINTERBERG, Germany – It was a where-do-we-start-first kind of day for USA Luge.

On the closing of the Winterberg World Cup weekend on Sunday, Erin Hamlin officially wrote her ticket to her fourth Olympic berth with a fourth place result; Summer Britcher scored a World Cup bronze medal, claimed an A tier qualification for South Korea in the process, and later collected a Sprint Cup silver medal; and Emily Sweeney grabbed her first career World Cup gold medal – in the sprint race – after securing a B tier Olympic qualification with an eighth place effort in singles.
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Erin Hamlin 4th in World Cup race, qualifies for 4th Olympic team

Emily Sweeney wins Sprint World Cup after securing B tier qualification

Summer Britcher gets World Cup bronze medal and A tier qualification

 

WINTERBERG, Germany – It was a where-do-we-start-first kind of day for USA Luge.

On the closing of the Winterberg World Cup weekend on Sunday, Erin Hamlin officially wrote her ticket to her fourth Olympic berth with a fourth place result; Summer Britcher scored a World Cup bronze medal, claimed an A tier qualification for South Korea in the process, and later collected a Sprint Cup silver medal; and Emily Sweeney grabbed her first career World Cup gold medal – in the sprint race – after securing a B tier Olympic qualification with an eighth place effort in singles.

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