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Luge

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St. Moritz, Switzerland is responsible for inventing the luge, the skeleton sled and the bobsled. A luge refers to the sled itself as well as the sport. A player lies on their back, sometimes alone or with a partner, and shoots down an ice track. They steer by flexing their calf muscles or pressing down with their shoulders.

  1. 1. How does a person steer in luge?
    1. a. Head
    2. b. Shoulders
    3. c. Arms
  2. 2. What kind of track does luge use?
    1. a. Ice
    2. b. Rail
    3. c. Metal
  3. 3. Where was the luge invented?
    1. a. Paris
    2. b. St. Moritz
    3. c. Geneva