Erin Hamlin
Sport: Luge
Birthdate: November 19, 1986
Birthplace: New Hartford, NY
Hometown: Remsen, NY
Residence: Lake Placid, NY
Ht: / Wt: 5'7" / 143 lbs
Olympics: 2006
Event: Women's Singles


  • Day in Review: Day 5Day in Review: Day 5 Plushenko turned in a flashy, nearly flawless performance in the men's short program.
  • Can Hamlin do it again?Can Hamlin do it again? The German women are the juggernauts of luge, the invincible sliders who seemed to be competing solely against themselves while all challengers tried in vain to beat them. Reigning world champion Erin Hamlin knows this well. Next month, she'll strive to hold them off a second time.
  • Luge: What to expectLuge: What to expect The fastest sport on ice, luge sliders will reach speeds of up to 95 miles per hour at the Whistler Sliding Centre during the 2010 Olympic Winter Games.

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Who am I?

As the pilot for the USA-1 bobsled, I broke a 62-year gold medal drought when my sled, the 'Night Train" won the Olympic title at the 2010 Vancouver Games. A degenerative eye condition nearly caused me to quit my sport in 2008, but corrective surgery restored my vision to 20-20.

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