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street luge

or streetluge

[street-loozh] /ˈstritˌluʒ/
noun, Sports.
the sport of racing down a paved incline on a wheeled sled, in a supine position.
the sled itself.
Origin of street luge
First recorded in 1975-80; street + luge Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for street luge

street luge

the sport of descending a steep road or track on a large type of skateboard on which riders lie on their backs, descending feet first
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Contemporary definitions for street luge

the recreation of sledding on an inclined dry surface in a specially made toboggan; also called land luge , luge road racing


Street luges have been clocked moving faster than 80 mph, with the rider lying mere inches from the pavement.

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