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Wed, 02 Nov 2016 22:01:20 GMT
On The Fly: It Sure Doesn't Feel Like Winter Sports Season  -  Hartford Courant
Although it reached 71 degrees in Hartford Wednesday, winter sports are happening in other parts of the country. Luge season has started and Ridgefield Olympian Tucker West is already at the top of his game. West, who won two World Cup medals last year ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 01:40:19 GMT

Thanks to volunteers, Olympic track at Sarajevo makes a comeback  -  Christian Science Monitor
Sports enthusiasts came together to repair the bobsled and luge track, which was devastated by the Bosnian war. Even though its condition is still rough, some say it's one of the best tracks for summer training.
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 17:32:08 GMT

Summer luge pieces coming together  -  Otago Daily Times
Plans are forming for a Naseby summer luge after a long hiatus, but it won't be ready for this season's holiday-makers. The Summer Luge Trust announced in May last year a $100,000 project to build a 400m track next to the town's ice luge. It would use ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 13:54:24 GMT

Britcher, West grab Norton wins  -  Lake Placid News
LAKE PLACID - Tucker West and Summer Britcher, members of the Sochi Olympic team, converted their respective overnight leads to win USA Luge Norton National Championship titles Saturday at Mount Van Hoevenberg. Meanwhile, the doubles team of ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 09:41:58 GMT

Ridgefield's Tucker West Slides To Victory At Luge National Championships  -  Trumbull-Monroe Daily Voice
Ridgefield's Tucker West, center, poses with silver medalist Taylor Morris, left, and bronze medalist Jonny Gustafson, right, after the 2016 Norton National Championship for luge. West won gold in the event last weekend. Photo Credit: USA Luge ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 02:51:48 GMT

PyeongChang 2018 sliding center successfully completes test runs  -  Sports Features Communications
28 athletes and officials from ten nations represented the International Luge Federation (FIL) at the runs, while the International Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation (IBSF) had 50 athletes and officials from seven nations also took part in the runs. Each ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 12:29:49 GMT

Sarajevo Olympic bobsled, luge track restored, in use again after Bosnian war  -  OlympicTalk (blog)
It took Omanovic and his teammates years to clean the bob- and luge track where in 1984 teams from the German Democratic Republic took the gold and silver medals. They could only approach the Trebevic track after mine-removal experts cleared its entire ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 12:02:28 GMT

Review: PlayStation VR Worlds (PSVR)  -  Hardcore Gamer
Included within it are five different titles: Danger Ball, Into the Deep, The London Heist, Scavenger's Odyssey, VR Luge. Each is meant to show off a different facet of virtual reality to give players a sense for what the technology is capable of. In ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 11:10:57 GMT

West, Britcher, Mortensen-Terdiman Win USA Luge Norton National Championships  -  LongIsland.com
Lake Placid, NY - October 29, 2016 - Tucker West and Summer Britcher, members of the Sochi Olympic team, converted their respective overnight leads to win USA Luge Norton National Championship titles Saturday at Mount Van Hoevenberg, outside Lake ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 10:38:39 GMT
Volunteers restore devastated Bosnia Olympic facilities  -  Press TV
A team of sport enthusiasts and volunteers in Bosnia are working to restore the war-ravaged 1984 Winter Olympic facilities. The Bosnian war trashed the decades-old Olympic facilities on the mountains around Sarajevo. War turned the bobsled and luge ...