Now Playing on The Ski Channel: Luge Sliding to Glory

Posted By: The Ski Channel on March 29, 2011 7:36 am

Now playing on The Ski Channel from March 25th to June 25th is Luge: Sliding to Glory.  An original program that takes a look at racing feet first down a sheet of ice at speeds up to 90 miles and hour.  Interviews, athlete perspectives and fast action give this program a cool as ice two thumbs up.  No hands on this sled, steering is done by flexing the sled’s runners with the calf of each leg or exerting opposite shoulder pressure to the seat.  Try doing that while maintaining a smooth path down a G force filled, S curving course with little to no friction!  Created in the health spa town of St. Moritz Switzerland, this fast paced sport is as dangerous as it is beautiful.  Don’t blink an eyelash,  Luge: Sliding to Glory is playing on demand right now.

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