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2014 Luge Team Relay World Cup: Lake Placid: Team Germany wins

In the first relay race of the season, the dominating Germanys, featuring Natalie Geisenberger, Felix Loch, with Toni Eggert and Sascha Bencken get the win over Italy by .660 seconds with a new track record at 2:34.886.

2014 Luge Team Relay World Cup: Lake Placid: Team USA 3rd

In the first relay race of the season, Erin Hamlin, Tucker West, with Matthew Mortensen and Jayson Terdiman claim Bronze on their home track, .752 seconds out of first.

2014 Women’s Luge World Cup: Lake Placid: Geisenberger wins

2013 World Champ and two time World Cup winner (2013, 2014) Natalie Geisenberger (GER) is now three of three this season, beating 2009 World Champ Erin Hamlin (USA) by .499 seconds.

2014 Women’s Luge World Cup: Lake Placid: Erin Hamlin 2nd

The 2009 World Champ Erin Hamlin (USA) falls just .499 seconds short on her home track, behind 2013 World Champ Natalie Geisenberger (GER).

2014 Men’s Luge World Cup: Lake Placid: Tucker West interview

Tucker West (USA) talks about getting the first American world Cup win in 17 years.

2014 Men’s Luge World Cup: Lake Placid: Mortensen and Terdiman 6th

The new pairing of Matthew Mortensen and Jayson Terdiman (USA) finish 6th on the day, .143 seconds of the podium. It’s their 3rd straight top ten finish.

2014 Doubles’ Luge World Cup: Lake Placid: Eggert and Benecken wins

Toni Eggert and Sacha Benecken (GER) remain flawless this season as they win again in Lake Placid during the 2014 Double’s Luge World Cup. The duo beat Sochi Olympic champs, Germans Tobias Wendl and Tobias Arlt, by .360 seconds.

2014 Men’s Luge World Cup: Lake Placid: Tucker West wins

At the home of American miracles on ice, 19 year old Tucker West becomes the first American to win a World Cup race in 17 years! Setting a track record of 1:42.117 too boot.

2014 Men’s Luge World Cup: Lake Placid: Kindl 2nd

Wolfgang Kindl (AUT) finished .773 behind Tucker West (USA), to claim second. His first podium of the season.

2014 FIL Men’s Luge World Cup Final: Zoggeler wins

In the final race of the season Armin Zoggeler (ITA) gets the win and finishes 2nd overall. Felix Loch (GER), wins the World Cup with five wins, even though he didn’t race today.

2014 FIL Luge World Cup: Sigulda, Lativa: Men’s Run 2

he artificially refrigerated track in Sigulda, Latvia, is not only venue of the Viessmann Luge World Cup final in the Olympic season. The demanding ice labyrinth will also see the 45th European Championships of the International Luge Federation.

2014 FIL Doubles’s Luge World Cup Final: Oberstolz and Gruber win

In the final race of the season, Christian Oberstolz and Patrick Gruber (ITA) gets the win, their first and last of the season. Tobias Wendl and Tobias Arlt (GER) who won six races this season win the World Cup, even though they didn’t race today.

2014 FIL Luge World Cup: Sigulda, Lativa: Doubles Run 2

he artificially refrigerated track in Sigulda, Latvia, is not only venue of the Viessmann Luge World Cup final in the Olympic season. The demanding ice labyrinth will also see the 45th European Championships of the International Luge Federation.

2014 FIL Women’s Luge World Cup: Siguida: Hansen wins

In the final race of the season Katie Hansen (USA) gets the win, a career first. Natalie Geisenberger (GER) who has won seven races, wins the World Cup, even though she didn’t race today.

2014 FIL Luge World Cup: Sigulda, Lativa: Women’s Run 2

he artificially refrigerated track in Sigulda, Latvia, is not only venue of the Viessmann Luge World Cup final in the Olympic season. The demanding ice labyrinth will also see the 45th European Championships of the International Luge Federation.

2014 FIL Men’s Luge World Cup: Altenberg: Mazdzer 9th

Chris Mazdzer was the top American of the day as he finished the men’s luge with a time of 1:49.842, placing him 9th in the event. Mazdzer is 6th in the overall standings with just one race remaining.

2014 FIL Men’s Luge World Cup: Altenberg: Loch wins

With just one race remaining, Felix Loch (GER) has already clinched the overall standings with his win today in the men’s luge. Loch picks up his 5 world cup win this season as he finished today’s race with a winning time of 148.921.

2014 FIL Women’s Luge World Cup: Altenberg: Hamlin 6th

Former world champ Erin Hamlin (USA) finished with a time 1:47.117 to finish 6th in the event. Hamlin was 18th after her 1st run but moved up in the standing when she finished her 2nd run with the 3rd best time.

2014 FIL Women’s Luge World Cup: Robatscher crashes

Sandra Robatscher (ITA) crashed in her 2nd run as she collided into the wall coming out of the final turn of the race. Amazingly Robatcher was able to cross the finish line and finished 22nd in the event.

2014 FIL Women’s Luge World Cup: Altenberg: Geisenberger wins

Reigning world champ Natalie Geisenberger (GER) picked up her 7th win of the season as she finished with a winning time of 1:46.332. With only one race remaining, Geisenberger has already clinched the overall standing and can rest comfortably.

2014 FIL Men’s Luge World Cup: Oberhof: Mazdzer 18th

Chris Mazdzer (USA) keeps it in the top twenty, .638 second off the podium, as he hangs on to 5th in the World Cup ranking.

2014 FIL Men’s Luge World Cup: Oberhof: Felix Loch wins

Looking for his third straight World Cup title, current World Cup leader Felix Loch (GER) scores his fourth win this season, with just two more races left.

2014 FIL Women’s Luge World Cup: Oberhof: American Hamlin 10th

The 2009 world champ Erin Hamlin (USA) finished with a time of 1:24.954 to finish 10th in the event. Hamlin will be representing the USA in the Sochi Olympics next month.

2014 FIL Women’s Luge World Cup: Oberhof: Geisenberger 2nd

Reigning world champ Natalie Geisenberger (GER) lost her first race of the season as she trailed winner Tatjana Hufner (GER) by .016 seconds.Germany took the top 4 spots in the event.

2014 FIL Doubles Luge World Cup: Oberhof: Niccum and Terdiman 7th

Americans Christian Niccum and Jayson Terdiman finished with a total time of 1:24.183, missing the podium by .304 seconds. Niccum and Terdiman will be competing in the Sochi Olympics next month.

2014 FIL Women’s Luge World Cup: Oberhof: Hufner wins

Tatjana Hufner (GER) won with a time of 1:23.925 to pick up her first win of the season and end Natalie Geisenberger’s (GER) unbelievable win streak. Hufner is the only other racer besides Geisenberger, to win a world cup race this season.

2014 FIL Doubles Luge World Cup: Oberhof: Wendl and Arlt 2nd

Reigning world champs Tobias Wendl and Tobias Arlt (GER) weren’t able to keep their win streak alive as they lost to Toni Eggert and Sascha Benecken (GER) by .379 seconds. Wendl and Arlt had won the last 4 races.

2014 FIL Doubles Luge World Cup: Oberhof: Eggert and Benecken wins

Toni Eggert and Sascha Benecken (GER) finished with a blazing time of 1:23.212 to beat the world cup leaders Tobias Arlt and Tobias Wendl. Eggert and Benecken were the winners of the Doubles Luge in Igls back in November.

2014 FIL Team Relay Luge World Cup: Konigssee: USA 5th

Erin Hamlin, Chris Mazdaer and doubles team Matt Mortensen and Preston Griffall miss the podium by .641 seconds.

2014 FIL Team Relay Luge World Cup: Konigssee: Germans win

First Natalie Geisenberger, Felix Loch and doubles team Tobias Wendl and Tobias Arlt won individual gold and together they claim the relay gold as well for the third straight time.

2014 FIL Men’s Luge World Cup: Konigssee: Crashes

Aidan Kelly (USA), Albert Demchenko (RUS) and Kevin Fischnaller (ITA) all had to chase their sleds down the track after crashing out in the first run.

2014 FIL Men’s Luge World Cup: Konigssee: American slump

Chris Mazdzer and Tucker West failed to climb into the top twenty, as 5th ranked Mazdzer got his worst finish of the season in 21st and West finished 23rd.

2014 FIL Men’s Luge World Cup: Konigssee: Felix Loch wins

World Cup leader Felix Loch (GER) wins his third race of the season, with three race left, it looks like he could three-peat as the World Cup champ.

2014 FIL Women’s Luge World Cup: Konigssee: Britcher 10th

Summer Britcher (USA) gets her 2nd top ten finish this season and now ranks 16th in the World Cup, Erin Hamlin (USA) finished 13th.

2014 FIL Women’s Luge World Cup: Konigssee: Geisenberger wins

Natalie Geisenberger (GER) remains flawless this season after winning the 2014 FIL Women’s Luge World Cup in Konigssee. With this, her 6th win,  she matches her win total from last season, when she took home the Globe.

2014 FIL Doubles’s Luge World Cup: Konigssee: Wendl and Arlt win

Germans Tobias Wendl and Tobias Arlt are now six for six this season, counting last season they have won eight straight races, with just three left this season.

2013 FIL Luge Team Relay World Cup: Park City: GER wins

With a team full of World Cup leaders, Germany easily won with a time of 2:18.546 and set a new track record. Germany was Represented by Natalie Geisenberger, Felix Loch, Tobias Arlt, Tobias Wendl,

2013 FIL Luge Team Relay World Cup: Park City: USA 2nd

After finishing 4th a week ago in Whistler, The USA finished 2nd with a time of 2:19.128. Representing the USA was Kate Hansen, Chris Mazdzer, Matthew Mortensen and Preston Griffall.

2013 FIL Men’s Luge World Cup: Park City: Zoggeler wins

Six time World and two time Olympic champ Armin Zoggeler (ITA) gets his first win of the season in race number five, holding off the American Chris Mazdzer by .240 seconds.

American Chris Mazdzer 2nd in Park City Luge

Now five races into the season and American Chris Mazdzer is having his best season with now two (back-to-back) 2nd place finishes, today just .240 seconds behind Armin Zoggeler (ITA).

2013 FIL Men’s Luge World Cup: Park City: Kelly crashes

American Aidan Kelly wipes out in run one, does may have done more damage to his ability to qualify for the Olympic team than anything physical.

2013 Luge World Cup: Park City, Utah: Men’s Runs And Team Relay

The International Luge Federation (FIL) expects up to 20 nations & 120 athletes competing in this World Cup. For the U.S. athletes, results from the first five World Cups of the season will be used to determine the make up of the Sochi Olympic Team.

2013 FIL Luge World Cup: Park City: Kate Hansen Top American

Kate Hansen (USA) qualified for the Olympic team after finishing 4th with a time of 1:27.929. Natalie Geisenberge (GER) won the event, beating Hansen by .301 seconds.

2013 FIL Luge World Cup: Park City: Anke Wischnewski 2nd

After finishing the 1st run in 5th place, Anke Wischnewski (GER) finished 2nd with a time of 1:27.821. 2nd place may come as a relief for Wischnewski as she has finished 3rd in the previous 3 World Cup races.

2013 FIL Luge World Cup: Park City: Geisenberger stays undefeated

Natalie Geisenberger picked up her 5th straight WC win today after finishing with a time of 1:27.628. Geisenberger has won every race so far in this World Cup season and is appearing to be the favorite to win the Olympics next year.

2013 Luge World Cup: Park City, Utah: Women’s Runs 1 And 2

The International Luge Federation (FIL) expects up to 20 nations & 120 athletes competing in this World Cup. For the U.S. athletes, results from the first five World Cups of the season will be used to determine the make up of the Sochi Olympic Team.

2013 FIL Luge World Cup: Park City: Niccum and Terdiman 11th in Doubles

Christian Niccum and Jayson Terdiman were the top Americans on the track after finishing with a time of 1:28.153. Niccum and Terdiman needed to finish13th or better to qualify for the Olympics.

2013 FIL Luge World Cup: Park City: Linger brothers 2nd in Doubles

Olympic champs Andreas Linger and Wolfgang Linger (AUT) finished .162 seconds behind winners Tobias Arlt and Tobias Wendl. The Linger brothers are also 2 time world champions.

2013 FIL Luge World Cup: Park City: Arlt and Wendl wins Doubles

Tobias Arlt and Tobias Wendl (GER) picked up their 21st win together, finishing with a time of with a time of 1:27.326. Arlt and Wendl have won 4 out of the 5 World Cup races this season and lead the overall standings.

2013 Luge World Cup: Park City, Utah: Doubles Runs 1 and 2

The International Luge Federation (FIL) expects up to 20 nations & 120 athletes competing in this World Cup. For the U.S. athletes, results from the first five World Cups of the season will be used to determine the make up of the Sochi Olympic Team.

2013 FIL Luge World Cup: Whistler: USA 4th in Team Relay

Erin Hamlin, Chris Mazdzer, Matthew Mortensen, and Preston Griffall represented the USA as they finished with a time of 2:04.769. The USA is currently 3rd in the overall standings with 205 points.

2013 FIL Luge World Cup: Whistler: GER wins Team Relay

Representing team Germany was sledders Natalie Geisenberger, Felix Loch, and Wendi Arit as they set a new track record with a time of 2:03.791. A win a Whistler was nothing new to this team as they all have won their individual events at Whistler.

2013 FIL Luge World Cup: Whistler: Geisenberger wins

Natalie Geisenberger (GER) made it look easy as she stayed undefeated and cruised to the finish line with a time of 1:13.412. After 4 events, Geisenberger leads the overall standings with 400 points.

2013 Luge World Cup: Whistler, Canada: Women’s Runs And Team Relay

Catch the world’s top luge athletes as they compete at the Whistler Sliding Centre in the lead up to the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. The competition will be fierce as Olympic hopefuls take to the track!

2013 FIL Luge World Cup: Whistler: Felix Loch wins

Felix Loch (GER) won with a time of 1:36.686 over American Chris Mazdzer. Loch leads the overall standings with 330 points.

 
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