Sam Edney Slides to 20th at Luge World Cup in Germany
WINTERBERG, Ger.—Sam Edney struggled to finish a disappointing 20th at the Luge World Cup in Winterberg, Germany on Saturday.
The 28-year-old Calgarian, rebounded after a difficult first run to post the seventh-fastest time in his final blow down the Winterberg track, to clock a two-run time of 1:45.38.
The Germans grabbed the top-two spots on the men’s podium. David Moller was first at 1:44.207. Felix Loch slid to the silver with a time of 1:44.216. Italy’s Armin Zoggeler prevented the podium sweep, placing third at 1:44.260.
Edney has two fifth-place finishes – both on home ice – in Whistler last year and in Calgary came during the 2009-10 Olympic year. He was seventh at the World Championships last season in Altenberg. The World Championships are next up for the two-time Olympian on his home track in Whistler.
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