Christian Niccum, left, and Jayson Terdiman, right, of the US start in the ice channel during the doubles luge World Cup qualification sprint race in Altenberg, Germany, on Friday, Jan. 21, 2011. They... more 
Christian Niccum, left, and Jayson Terdiman, right, of the US start in the ice channel during the doubles luge World Cup qualification sprint race in Altenberg, Germany, on Friday, Jan. 21, 2011. They placed 4th. The Luge World Cup races start on Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Jens Meyer
Fri, Jan 21, 2011 11:49 AM EST