Canada Luge - Media ReleaseCanada's National Luge Team had some respectable results in all categories at this past weekend's Senior World Cup event in Lillehammer, Norway.
Regan Lauscher and Kristin Dyer both broke the top half of a field of 39 competitors with 16th and 17th place finishes respectively in the Women's Competition .
A Junior athlete competing at the Senior level, Regan Lauscher of Red Deer commented, "For the first race of the season on a track I've never seen before I'm not overly disappointed. I need to relax more on the sled and take more risks in order to move closer to a podium finish"
In a field of 22 Double's Teams, Canadians Grant
Albrecht and Mike Moffat placed 16th with the
team of Chris Moffat and Eric Pothier placing 20th.
"A few minor mistakes but overall I'm happy with this result," reported the
17 year old Mike Moffat, while Coach Andre Benoit added, "This is a very good result
Canada's National Luge Team is a mix of Senior athletes and Junior athletes competing
primarily at the Senior Level. They are on a seven week Senior and Junior World Cup tour.
They are presently enroute back to Germany for training in preparation for the next Senior
World Cup in Altenberg, Germany, Nov 26-28.