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Synonyms for luge

a racing sled for one or two people

Related Words

move along on a luge or toboggan

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This sponsorship will help us in our efforts to recruit, develop, train and support athletes to represent the United States in all luge competitions, from youth races to the Winter Games.
The duo have been training in Konigsee with the International Luge Federation ahead of World Cup races next year as they try to turn their Winter Olympic dreams into reality.
Bohl got involved in the project after his 13-year-old son, Bailey, participated in the USA Luge slider search, which scouts and trains future luge athletes.
Going downhill, fast: British luge champion Will Stephenson gave Tudor Grange Academy pupils an insight into his exciting sport.
You'll soon get the hang of the luge, climbing and skating, but other games can be trickier.
But Canadian coroners and the Int ernat iona l Luge Federation said the track was not deficient but that Kumaritashvili "did not compensate properly" going into a bend.
Britain's Adam Rosen has predicted the men's luge event will never be the same again.
By Michael Buteau and Christopher DonvilleVANCOUVERAuOlympics luge officials changed the menAAEs course to reduce speeds and offer AoemotionalAo support to competitors after a training crash Friday that killed Georgian athlete Nodar Kumaritashvili.
Reports have claimed there has been some dissent from competitors, concerned the luge event is continuing and worried for their safety on a track where practice opportunities have been limited.
Earlier on Sunday Felix Loch, a 20-year-old German, sped safely down the shortened track at the Whistler Sliding Center to win gold in the luge, two days after a Georgian competitor was killed on the same stretch of ice.
They obviously shut the track immediately and all the luge athletes met in the Olympic Village restaurant.
LUGE athletes, including Great Britain's Adam Rosen, completed training ahead of their Olympic competition on Saturday at theWhistler Sliding Centre.
Georgian luge hopeful Nodar Kumaritashvili, 21, hurtled into an unpadded concrete pillar after flying off the course at around 90mph.
THE Winter Olympics luge competition will go ahead as planned following the death of Georgian racer Nodar Kumaritashvili.
Coverage from the Whistler Sliding Centre in Canada, where the fourth and final run in the men's singles brings the first luge discipline of the Games to a conclusion.