SOCHI SCENE: Homemade track

SOCHI SCENE: Homemade track


SOCHI SCENE: Homemade track

by The Associated Press, Associated Press - 8 February 2014 05:11-05:00

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Tucker West's long slide to the Olympics began on a luge track his dad built in their backyard.
Inspired by watching the sliding sport during the 2002 Salt Lake Games with Tucker, then only 6, Brett West decided to construct a luge run behind the family's home in Ridgefield, Conn. Without even drawing up plans, the Wests we...


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