Professor Luge - FIL YouTube series online
Salzburg (FIL) The International Luge Federation, FIL, launched the YouTube series "Professor Luge" in 2020 with exclusive information about the fastest sport on ice. In the videos, luge athlete Rupert Staudinger (Team GB) explains the sport of luge in an informative and entertaining way. The first episodes of the series are online at the following links:
Episode 1 teaches the basics of winter sports on ice tracks and especially luge: Explain the Sport of Luge with Professor Luge himself: https://youtu.be/ZPwL-jCdG_g
Episode 2 deals with the luge sled: Technology, parts and construction of a luge sled for artificial track: Technology and sled construction. What makes a luge sled fast? https://youtu.be/nV3Eq7aO9zE
In Episode 3 of the FIL luge explainer series Professor Luge talks about the smallest unit of time that can be measured in luge. One thousandth of a second can decide about victory and defeat: Speed & Time - it's all about Time in Luge: https://youtu.be/TENLMRGfe3Q
Episode 4 gives information about the geometry of the runners or steels of a luge sled and how steering is possible. What is the correct or fastest line in a curve?
More episodes of "Professor Luge" will be released soon.