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.
October 26, 2017
Luge athletes race feet first down the high banked curves of an ice track on an open fiberglass sled, reaching…
Alex Gough is the veteran woman of the Canadian luge team. At Sochi 2014, she finished a Canadian best-ever fourth in women’s singles.
In December 2014, Sam Edney became the first Canadian man to win a World Cup luge race, doing so on his home track in Calgary.
Justin Snith and partner Tristan Walker missed the doubles podium at Sochi 2014 by just 0.05 of a second for the best-ever Olympic result by a Canadian sled in the event.
Tristan Walker and partner Justin Snith missed the doubles podium at Sochi 2014 by just 0.05 of a second for the best-ever Olympic result by a Canadian sled in the event.
John Fennell is part of the next generation of Canadian luge. He was just a 14-year-old spectator at the Vancouver…