During morning open training on the luge course in preparation for the afternoon 2010 Luge Challenge Gordy Sheer of Lake Placid, NY, instructs participants in luge basics before their runs. He is marketing and sponsorship director for USA Luge. He is a 3-time Olympian and won a silver in 1998 Olympics in luge in Nagano, Japan. The 2010 Luge Challenge is sponsored by USA Luge, Diefenderfer and Blue Mountain Ski area. This is during the Blue Mountain Winter Festival which continues Sunday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m..
DON FISHER / THE MORNING CALL