the almighty luge
The Swiss originally created Luge, but the Germans have PERFECTED this Winter Olympic sport. The Germans have gotten 70 medals 27 of which were gold. The highest decorated Luge competitor is Georg Hackl. He has won 5 medals: 3 gold. Luge is a very thrilling, exciting, & dangerous event. There has been 5 fatalities, 2 of which were during the Olympics games. This can be very dangerous because the competitors can reach speeds of 95 MPH!
The Winter Olympics