German Tatjana Huefner wins gold in women’s luge

Tatjana Huefner never relinquished her first place position as she earned her first Olympic gold medal in women’s luge at the Whistler Sliding Centre in Vancouver. Huefner, who improved on her bronze medal finish in Torino 2006, owned three of the top four race times in the competition. Nina Reithmayer, of Austria, collected her first […]

Germany looks to sweep the podium in women’s singles luge

  Team Germany has good reason to feel confident after the first two runs of the women’s singles luge event at the Whistler Sliding Centre on Monday night. German Tatjana Huefner, who claimed bronze in Turin in 2006, improved upon her first run and finished with a lightning-fast combined time of 1:23.241, good enough for first place […]

Germans show dominance after first run of women’s singles luge

  German competitors occupied three of the top five spots in the first run of the women’s singles luge at the Whistler Sliding Centre on Monday night.  Natalie Geisenberger led the way for the strong German squad, and built off her spectacular World Cup season where she placed in the medal standings in all eight […]