Erin Hamlin Named To 2016-17 USA Luge National Team
USA Luge has announced its national team that will participate in the 2016-17 World Cup and World Championship season.
The group is led by 2014 Olympic bronze medalist and 2009 World Champion Erin Hamlin of Remsen.
Hamlin, a three-time Olympian, had one gold medal and three silvers in the first half of the World Cup season to lift her to fourth place in the overall standings.
All of the members of the squad that captured a USA Luge record 18 World Cup medals last winter are set to return.
Although the 2016-2017 schedule has not been finalized, the season will be highlighted by the World Championships in Igls, Austria. Sleds are also anticipated to hit the ice on the new 2018 Olympic track in South Korea.