Ever wonder what it’s like to luge?

February 13

The doubles luge team of Matthew Mortensen and Preston Griffall. (Associated Press)

Ever wonder what it’s like to shoot down the icy luge track at upwards of 87 mph? American luger Matthew Mortensen puts you in the driver’s seat of the double luge with this POV video.

Mortensen and his partner Preston Griffall finished 14th in the medals round of the double luge on Wednesday.

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