Luge in History

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1939-02-23 Josef Feistmantl, Austria, lugeist (Olympic-gold-1964)
  • 1943-03-01 Wolfgang Scheidel, German DR, luge (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 1943-12-01 Orton Enderlein, German FR, luge (Olympic-gold-1964)
  • 1949-02-23 Anna-Maria Muller, German DR, Luge (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 1952-09-14 Margit Schumann, German DR, luge (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1954-01-06 Norbert Hahn, German DR, 2 man luge (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
  • 1966-09-09 Georg Hackl, German luger
  • 1967-04-11 Wendel Suckow, Marquette Mich, luger (Olympics-1994)
  • 1967-12-20 Duncan Kennedy, Burlington California, luger (Olympics-1994)
  • 1968-01-29 Susi Erdmann, German bobsledder and luger
  • 1968-12-07 Cammy Myler, Plattsburgh NY, luger (Olympics-1994)
  • 1969-07-07 Sylke Otto, German luger
  • 1970-10-10 Silke Kraushaar-Pielach, German luger
  • 1970-10-29 Chris Thorpe, Waukegan Ill, doubles luger (Olympics-1994)
  • 1971-01-23 Mark Grimmette, doubles luger (Olympics-1994), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • 1971-12-31 Erin Warren, Winchester Mass, luger (Olympics-1994)
  • 1972-03-28 Jonathan Edwards, doubles luger (Olympics-1994), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1973-02-23 Robert Pipkins, luger (Olympics-1994), born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1975-07-07 Tony Benshoof, American luger
  • 1983-04-30 Tatjana H├╝fner, German luger

Deaths in Sport

  • 2010-02-12 Nodar Kumaritashvili, Georgian luger (b. 1988)