Luge In Germany
The luge was originated in st Mortiz/1955
it was invented by vikings.
It was a one or sometimes two person sport.
The luge track is 5.800 meters. The natural luge track features 29 curves and a 289 feet drop.
How they do the scoring is you have two run and whoever is the fastest wins.
There goal is to go the fastest to win.
These are all the rules they must follow or they get a foul. Distance between the inner edges of the blades maximum 450mm. width of sled maximum 600mm. open angel of the runners maximum 45 degrees for singles.
Equitment sled,racing,suit,gloves,boots, and a helment.
There is both men and women leagues.
The rules of the luge have changed in the luge for saftey reasons.
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