Brooke Apshkrum’s first career international gold medal was a big one, coming back from second place after the first run to win the women’s singles event at the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games. That was just six years after she had gotten started in luge.
Reid Watts put Canada on the medal table at the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games when he slid to bronze in the men’s singles event. Sitting in fifth place after the first run, he laid down the second-fastest time of the second run to stand on the podium.
Alex Gough made history at PyeongChang 2018, winning bronze in the women’s singles event for Canada’s first ever Olympic luge medal. Two days later, she stood on the podium again after winning silver in the team relay alongside Sam Edney, Tristan Walker and Justin Snith.
Veteran Sam Edney helped make history at PyeongChang 2018 when he joined with Alex Gough, Tristan Walker and Justin Snith to win silver in the team relay.
Justin Snith and his doubles partner Tristan Walker slid the anchor leg of the luge team relay at PyeongChang 2018, securing the silver medal for Canada.
Tristan Walker and his doubles partner Justin Snith slid the anchor leg of the luge team relay at PyeongChang 2018, securing the silver medal for Canada.
Mitchel Malyk stepped into a key role with the team relay during the 2015-16 season, highlighted by a bronze medal at the world championships. Just a few weeks later he stood atop the World Cup podium in Winterberg after helping Canada win team relay gold.
Kimberley McRae made an impressive Olympic debut at Sochi 2014 where she finished fifth in the women’s singles event, just one place behind Canada’s top luger Alex Gough.