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Olympians look to train next generation of lugers

Raiden Boyea, 10, heads down the starting ramp at the USA Luge Slider Search in Massena., New York. (Celia Clarke/NCPR)
Raiden Boyea, 10, heads down the starting ramp at the USA Luge Slider Search in Massena., New York. (Celia Clarke/NCPR)

The U.S. Olympic luge organization wants to introduce kids to luge. The winter sport requires athletes to lay on a sled and slide down a course — and it’s considered one of the fastest competitions at the Olympics.

Olympic athletes are traveling around the country to recruit future Olympians. Celia Clarke of North Country Public Radio reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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