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Antoine among U.S. sliders to watch in Lake Placid

The Associated Press, Tim Reynolds
Dec 12 2013 - 4:29pm

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. -- Matt Antoine watched skeleton racing for the first time during broadcasts of the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics, where Americans swept the gold medals in the headfirst sliding discipline.He wanted to be part of the team. Problem was, the team didn't want him.A tryout the next winter in Lake Placid didn't go so well, with coaches...

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With 11 medals, U.S. sliding teams savored big weekend

The Associated Press, Tim Reynolds
Dec 9 2013 - 4:14pm

For one weekend, Germany was not the dominant sliding nation in the world. Neither was Canada, Italy, Russia nor any other country with a penchant for getting down ice-covered mountainside chutes with blazing speed.No, this weekend, the United States stood alone.And with the Sochi Olympics now just two months away, there might be no better time...

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U.S. sliding teams ready for Sochi training weeks

From front to back, Steven Holcomb, Curt Tomasevicz, Steve Langton and Chris Fogt race during the United States four-man bobsled team trials on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, in Park City, Utah. Holcomb and his crew came in first place.
 (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

The Associated Press, Tim Reynolds
Oct 31 2013 - 5:43pm

For many U.S. Olympic hopefuls in luge, bobsled and skeleton, preparations for the Sochi Games are about to intensify.Luge racers from around the world start a training week on the Olympic track Friday, and then bobsledders and skeleton athletes get their last pre-games look at the Sochi facility starting Nov. 8.Not everyone from the U.S. Olympic...

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GALLERY: Sunday, December 19, 2010 Luge

The Associated Press
Dec 18 2010 - 9:31pm

Sunday, December 19, 2010 luge

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