Erin Hamlin Makes USA Luge History With A Bronze Medal In Singles Luge

Erin Hamlin Makes USA Luge History With A Bronze Medal in Singles Luge

Erin Hamlin USA Luge

Erin Hamlin of the United States celebrates during the Women’s Luge Singles on Day 4 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Sliding Center Sanki on February 11, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

For those that have been tuning in you might have witnessed history take place on Tuesday night for USA Luge. On Tuesday February 11, 2014, Luge World Champion Erin Hamlin, became the first American luge racer to win a singles medal scoring a bronze medal at this years 2014 Winter Olympics. This is USA Luge’s fifth Olympic medal; the first four were two silver/two bronzes won in double races.

As a proud sponsor and official technology provider of USA Luge, Black Diamond Solutions would like to extend a huge congratulations to Erin Hamlin and the entire USA Luge Organization on this major accomplishment, which many are already calling: the greatest moment in USA Luge history.

Thank goodness Gordy Sheer, 1998 Silver Medalist and Director of Marketing and Sponsorship, was on the scene to capture these awesome moments from the award ceremony:

Erin Hamlin Backstage USA Luge Award Ceremony

“Women’s luge singles bronze medalist Erin Hamlin of the United States stands on the podium during the medals ceremony at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.” (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Erin Hamlin USA Luge Award Ceremony

“Women’s singles luge medalists, from left, Tatjana Huefner of Germany, silver, Natalie Geisenberger of Germany, gold, and Erin Hamlin of the United States, bronze, pose with their medals at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014.” (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

*Photo Credits: (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images) (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

For more information on Black Diamonds sponsorship of USA Luge visit:

Black Diamond Solutions - Official Sponsor of the USA Luge Team

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