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    I'm Jealous and want to do this

    Family built a luge/sledding track in their backyard. Have heard of this but never seen one until the news last night.

    Cologne 'luge' track is Perk approved


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    Re: I'm Jealous and want to do this

    I'm disappointed this isn't a thread about someone's mother.



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    Re: I'm Jealous and want to do this

    Very cool! Making memories for the kids and have a cool video to look back on.

    On a side note, of course the pessimist in me is thinking of neighborhood kid who goes down the luge and breaks their arm then their a-hole parents sue the homeowners.



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    Re: I'm Jealous and want to do this

    I want one!


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    Re: I'm Jealous and want to do this

    Looks fun.



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    Re: I'm Jealous and want to do this

    That would be a blast. Of course you have to have the right kind of a yard to be able to set up something like that. Should have tried something like that at the old Country Club back in the ISU days.


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    Re: I'm Jealous and want to do this

    Growing up on the outskirts of town we did this annually. We would set up two next to each other so we could race!


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    Re: I'm Jealous and want to do this

    Read this one if you are so inspired. Dad builds the luge run and his son makes the Olympics. Pretty slick.

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    Re: I'm Jealous and want to do this

    The male co-anchor at the end of the video is Randy Shaver, an Iowa State Alum.



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