Piloting a luge demands extraordinary strength, skill, and courage. As their sleds zoom through the curves, turns, and straightaways of, a 1-mile track made of packed snow and ice, the athletes on the USA Luge team go at speeds up to 90 MPH and withstand forc­es up to 7 Gs. One-thousandth of a second can make the difference between gold and silver. Download the complete article in the May edition of The Fabricator (PDF)