Sochi recap, Women’s luge, first two runs

Erin Hamlin’s long-shot bid for a medal looks a bit stronger at the halfway point of the women’s luge. She raced to the second fastest time in the first run, then improved her start to go a little faster in the second run. The American veteran stands third behind two German sliders. Date: 10-Feb Sport: Luge Event: Women’s, runs 1 and 2 (of four) How U.S. fared: Hamlin is in terrific shape. She’s just 0.052 seconds behind second-place Tatjana Hüfner and 0.216 ahead of Russia’s Natalia Khoreva. Kate Hansen, having a bit of a breakout season, is a solid 10th. Summer Britcher moved up from … Continue reading Sochi recap, Women’s luge, first two runs