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Next-gen Luge in Potsdam
Saturday, February 8, 2014 - 10:18 am

As the 22nd Winters Olympics reaches full stride in Sochi, Russia, mechanical engineers at Clarkson University are working with lugers on the next generation of the small sleds for the 23rd Winter Olympics in South Korea. From left, Olympian Erin Hamlin and Duncan Kennedy of the United States Luge Association work with Prof. Doug Bohl, grad student Brian Heckendorf, Prof. Brian Helenbrook on sizing a sled so that they can model it electronically, and then manufacture it.