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List of famous lugers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top lugers in the world? This includes the most prominent lugers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable lugers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic lugers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned lugers.

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From reputable, prominent, and well known lugers to the lesser known lugers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the luger field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous lugers ever?" and "What are the names of famous lugers?" then you're in the right place. (335 items)

Peteris Kalnins is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Peteris Kalnins is a luger.

Liliya Ludan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Lilia Ludan is a luger.

Gregory Carigiet is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Gregory Carigiet Gregory Carigiet is a luger.

Ondřej Hyman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Ondřej Hyman Ondrej Hymann is a luger.

Lee Yong is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Lee Yong Yong Lee is a luger.

Corinna Martini is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Corinna Martini Corinna Martini is a luger.

Imre Pulai is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Imre Pulai Imre Pulai is a luger.

Erin Hamlin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Erin Mullady Hamlin is a three-time Olympian and the first female American luger to medal at any Winter Olympics, as well as the first American of either gender to medal in singles competition. ...more

John Gibson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Lugers
John Gibson is a luger.

Ruben Gonzalez is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Ruben Gonzalez is a motivational speaker, luger and an actor.

Werner Hoeger is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Werner Hoeger is a professor emeritus of exercise science at Boise State University. He has published 58 editions of Fitness & Wellness college textbooks. He is one of the most widely read ...more

Shiva Keshavan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Shiva Keshavan is a five time Olympian and the first Indian representative to compete in luge at the Winter Olympic Games. He set a new Asian speed record at 134.3 km/h after beating the ...more

Regan Lauscher is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Regan Lauscher is a Canadian luger. Competing in three Winter Olympics, she earned her best finish of tenth in the women's singles event at Turin in 2006. Her second place finish at the Luge ...more

Sarah Podorieszach is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Sarah Podorieszach is a Canadian-born, Italian luger who has competed since 2001 and for Italy since 2005. She finished 11th in the women's singles event at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin. ...more

Nodar Kumaritashvili is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Nodar David Kumaritashvili was a Georgian luger who suffered a fatal crash during a training run for the 2010 Winter Olympics competition in Whistler, Canada, on the day of the opening ceremony. ...more

Stanislav Benyov is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Stanislav Benyov is a luger.

Mark Grimmette is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Mark Grimmette is an American luger who competed from 1990 to 2010. Competing in five Winter Olympics, he won two medals in the men's doubles event with a silver in 2002 and a bronze in 1998. ...more

Alexandru Teodorescu is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Alexandru Teodorescu Alexandru Teodorescu is a luger.

Natalie Geisenberger is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Natalie Geisenberger is a German luger. She became Olympic Champion in the women's singles event and in the team relay at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi and won a bronze medal in the women's ...more

Eric Pothier is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Eric Pothier is a Canadian luger who has competed since 1990. Competing in two Winter Olympics, he earned his best finish of fifth in the men's doubles event at Salt Lake City in 2002. He is a 6 ...more

Valentin Cretu is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Valentin Creţu is a Romanian luger who has competed since 2000. His best finish at the FIL World Luge Championships was 27th in the men's singles event at Altenberg in 2012. Cretu qualified for ...more

Alex Gough is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Alex Gough is a Canadian luger who has competed since 2002. She won a bronze medal in the women's singles event at the FIL World Luge Championships 2011 in Cesana, the first ever for a Canadian ...more

Mike Moffat is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Mike Moffat is a Canadian luger who has competed since 1990. Competing in three Winter Olympics, he earned his best finish of ninth in the men's doubles event at Turin in 2006. Moffat's best ...more

Samuel Edney is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Samuel Edney is a Canadian luger who has competed since 2000. Competing in three Winter Olympics, 2006 Winter Olympics he finished nineteenth and he earned his best finish of seventh in the ...more

Agnese Koklaca is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Agnese Koklaca is a luger.

Oskars Gudramovics is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Oskars Gudramovics is a luger.

Ian Cockerline is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Ian Cockerline is a Canadian luger who competed internationally from 2000 to 2010, and competed in two Winter Olympics. While he crashed on his fourth and final run of the 2006 Winter Olympics ...more

Chris Moffat is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Chris Moffat is a Canadian luger who has competed since 2000. Competing in three Winter Olympics, he earned his best finish of fifth in the men's doubles event at Salt Lake City in 2002. ...more

Radu Sovaiala is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Radu Sovaiala Radu Sovaiala is a luger.

Armin Zöggeler is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Armin Zöggeler is a retired Italian luger and double Olympic champion. He is one of the most successful men in the sport, nicknamed Il Cannibale, for his notable series of victories, or The ...more

Andrei Anghel is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Andrei Anghel is a luger.

Peter Iliev is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Peter Iliev is a Bulgarian luger who has competed since 2000. Competing in two Winter Olympics, he earned his best finish of 31st in the men's singles event at Turin in 2006. Iliev also finished ...more

Levan Gureshidze is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Levan Gureshidze is an Olympic Luger from Georgia.

Tobias Schiegl is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Tobias Schiegl is an Austrian luger who competed from 1993 to 2010. He won fourteen medals at the FIL World Luge Championships with five golds, five silvers, and four bronzes. He competes in ...more

Anna Orlova is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Anna Orlova is a retired Latvian luger who competed at six Winter Olympics between 1992 and 2010. She won the silver medal in the mixed team event at the 2003 FIL World Luge Championships in ...more

Albert Demchenko is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Albert Mikhailovich Demchenko is a Russian luger who has competed since 1992. A seven-time Winter Olympian, he finally won his first medal at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin with a silver in ...more

Andreas Linger is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Andreas Linger is an Austrian retired luger who has competed internationally since 2000. He and his younger brother Wolfgang began luging at a very young age, and did their first doubles run ...more

Andris Šics is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Andris Šics is a Latvian luger who has competed since 1998. Competing in three Winter Olympics, he won a silver medal in the men's doubles event at Vancouver in 2010 and two bronze medals at ...more

Gerhard Plankensteiner is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Gerhard Plankensteiner is an Italian national of Austrian descent luger who competed from 1986 to 2010. Together with Oswald Haselrieder he won the bronze medal in the men's doubles event at the ...more

Oswald Haselrieder is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Oswald Haselrieder is an Italian national of Austrian descent luger who competed from 1990 to 2010. Together with Gerhard Plankensteiner he won the bronze medal in the men's doubles event at the ...more

Guntis Rēķis is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Guntis Rēķis is a Latvian luger who has competed since 1997. He won two bronze medals in the mixed team event at the FIL World Luge Championships, earning them in 2008 and 2009. Competing in ...more

Brian Martin is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Brian Martin is an American luger who competed from 1990 to 2010. Competing in four Winter Olympics, he won two medals in the men's doubles event with a silver in 2002 and a bronze in 1998. ...more

Robert Batkowski is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Robert Batkowski is an Austrian luger who has competed since 1998. A natural track luger, he won three medals at the FIL World Luge Natural Track Championships with two golds and one silver. ...more

Juris Šics is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Juris Šics is a Latvian luger who has competed since 1998. Competing in three Winter Olympics, he won a silver medal in the men's doubles event at Vancouver in 2010 and two bronze medals at ...more

Michelle Despain is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Michelle Despain Hoeger is an Argentine-American luge athlete who competed in the 2006 Winter Olympics. Despain, whose mother is from Argentina and father is from Utah, was born in Rosario, ...more

Mārtiņš Rubenis is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Mārtiņš Rubenis is a Latvian luger who has competed since 1998. He won the bronze medal at the men's singles event at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, becoming the first Latvian to win a medal ...more

Nina Reithmayer is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Nina Reithmayer is an Austrian luger who has competed since 2002. Competing in two Winter Olympics, she won a silver medal in the women's singles event at Vancouver in 2010. Reithmeyer also ...more

Stefan Höhener is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Stefan Höhener is a Swiss luger who has competed since 1999. Competing in three Winter Olympics, he earned his best finish of 13th in the men's singles event at Salt Lake City in 2002. ...more

Grant Albrecht is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Grant Albrecht is a Canadian luger who has competed since 1998. Competing in two Winter Olympics, he earned his best finish of tenth in the men's doubles event at Turin in 2006. Albrecht's best ...more

Tony Benshoof is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Tony Benshoof is an American luger from White Bear Lake, Minnesota who has been competing since 1990. He won three medals in the mixed team event at the FIL World Luge Championships with two ...more