Tucker West, US Olympic Luge Competitor: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know


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Luge athlete Tucker West.

Tucker West is off to a strong start at this year’s Winter Olympics. The 22-year-old hails from Ridgefield, Connecticut, and will be competing in the luge, which is considered the fastest sport in the Winter Olympics.

Here’s what you should know about Tucker.

Tucker West, Olympics Tucker West PYEONGCHANG-GUN, SOUTH KOREA – FEBRUARY 10: Tucker West of the United States slides during the Men’s Singles Luge on day one of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Olympic Sliding Centre on February 10, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea.
Tucker West, Tucker West Olympics Tucker West of the United States completes his second run in the Men’s competition of the Viessmann FIL Luge World Cup at Lake Placid Olympic Center on December 15, 2017 in Lake Placid, New York.