luge


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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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Luge is still dubbed as the "fastest sport on ice" but the International Luge Federation restricted its top speed to 135 kilometers per hour after Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili was killed at a dangerously quick sliding track at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.
Dow is applying the knowledge of physical sciences and state of the art engineering tools to develop an advanced luge sled.
Luge continues to be the fastest sport on ice, and one of the most exciting at the Doodle Snow Games.
For some, the curve has been slowing their times and throwing them off course, but in Pyeongchang Tuesday, the curve quite literally threw one luge rider for a loop.
Men's speedskating, 1,500 gold; women's luge, singles gold; cross-country, men's and women's sprint gold
That's the Herculean achievement of India's Shiva Keshavan, who is preparing to compete in luge at the 2018 Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
In addition to luge rider Lian De'an, Taiwanese athletes representing the country also include speed skaters Song Qingyang, Huang Yuting, and Dai Weilin, according to the Chinese Taipei Olympic committee webpage.
At the Sochi Olympics, Demchenko also won silver in men's luge event.
Much like a luge track itself, Sweeney's path to the Olympics has been long, cold, bumpy and treacherous.
There are more bullets flying over my house than people coming to buy foodstuff and other needs,' Luge said in Maranao.
Keshavan, like Tonga's Bruno Banani, became something of a fans' favourite in Sochi, not least because of the novelty of seeing an Indian racing down a luge track.
Luge is a similar sport, in which participants lie fiat on a small sled.
Daz Fellows has a custom jet luge, which features twin-turbines with a combined output of 537 pounds of thrust and a custom board made from carbon fiber, and, next year, he will attempt to reach a speed of 300 mph.
Although luge may be a little niche, it is an easy way for a reader to be introduced to the sport.
GUISBOROUGH'S Gavin Arnold has been stepping up his training in Germany as he bids to become part of Britain's luge team for the 2014 Winter Olympics.