Clukey Starts Season with Gold
It was the first competition of the year, but Julia Clukey is already off to a fast start. Clukey recently won the 2014 US National Start Championships in Lake Placid, N.Y. Known as one of the best starters in the world, she recorded times of 1.435 and 1.651 seconds for a total of 3.086 seconds. It was her 7th time winning the event. The race was held on the national team’s training facility on artificially refrigerated ramps.
Julia is currently training in Lake Placid at the USA Luge facilities for the upcoming 2014-15 World Cup schedule.
To view the 2014-2015 USA Luge schedule of races and World Cup events, click here.