Feb 14, 2010
Luge: When Hamlin, she'll try to finish what Zablocki started
WHISTLER, British Columbia - Erin Hamlin has trouble getting started. The intricate series of muscle extensions and contractions at the top of the luge track that propel a slider from a dead stop to full-bore racing "is a work in progress," she says, sighing.
Los Angeles Times
U.S. women's luge team making inroads on Germans
Reporting from Whistler, Canada - The joke among the women of luge is that the highest non-German finisher at any race is the real winner, so strong is that team's grip on the top of the podium.
New York Times
Love Olympic Style Could Yield Spot on U.S. Team
Part of the winter sports track here is called the Devil's Highway because of its twisting, rapid curves.
Walden, Mazdzer win at Team USA luge trials
Ashley Walden and Chris Mazdzer won the opening races Wednesday in USA Luge's national team trials for the World Cup season.