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noun as in sled

Strongest match

Strong matches

Weak match

noun as in sleigh

noun as in toboggan

Strong matches

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Even the worst team in the country likely has some alumni downing liquor from an ice luge outside the stadium.

Sports like skeleton, luge, ski jumping, and bobsleigh require tracks that are often only found in former Olympic host cities.

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Much of the excitement of a luge run is easy to miss—the athletes’ movements are often too small to notice as they fly by looking like nothing more than a blur on your television.

Speed alone may be the factor that draws many sports fans to the bobsled, luge, and skeleton events at this year’s Beijing Winter Olympics.

Hurtling downhill with skis locked parallel in a deep, slick groove is like the Olympic luge where the only medal is getting to the car without busting your lip on a branch.

Of course, the same is true of luge and that only lasts three minutes.

Downhill track sports like luge are technology battles, as exciting as a NASCAR qualifying day.

The youngest member of the US luge team, 18-year-old Tucker West, deserves some attention, too.

He spent a year building a mini luge track with his father in their backyard in Connecticut.

There are also certainly examples among skeleton and luge of supreme achievement, limited experience notwithstanding.

We went suddenly round a corner, and quietly and without any fuss whatever Simpson left his luge and rolled on to the track.

Denry, whom nothing could induce to desert his luge, said that obviously "s-k-i" could only spell "planks."

Skates were well-behaved old horses compared to these long, untamed fiends, and a luge was like a tricycle.

And the child turned up the hill with her luge, leaving her elders to unknot the situation.

Luge propter amorem Jesu Christi, sponsi tui, quosque eum videre possis.


On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to luge, such as: bobsled, dogsled, sledge, toboggan, and horse sleigh.

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