Sled Zeppelin

“Anthony Shimkonis, my luge spirit guide, slid my feet into booties, angled to help my toes point. He showed me a pair of gloves with spikes on the fingertips. He mentioned something about safety, how to avoid ripping my hand or whatever. And then, reality came crashing down. ‘All right,’ Shimkonis said, giving me one more check. ‘I think you have the luge suit on backward, actually.'” WaPo: A longtime fan wanted to know what a luge run really felt like. There was only one way to find out. Luge Yourself.

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