Competitions, which include both singles and doubles, consist of two rounds. The athlete or team with the overall fastest time, which is measured to thousandths of a second, is the winner.
Whom to Watch
Top U.S. Male Athlete: Tony Benshoof
Top U.S. Female Athlete: Courtney Zablocki
Top International Competitors: Armin Zoeggler (Italy), Albert Demshenko (Russia), and Georg Hackl (Germany), and Silke Kraushaar (Germany) and Anastasia Oberstolza-Antonova (Italy).
Luge events will take place on the first five days of Olympic competition, starting on February 11.