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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
Pēteris Kalniņš (born 15 December 1988 in Riga) is a Latvian luger who has competed since 2004. He finished 26th in men's doubles at the FIL World Luge Championships 2007 in Igls. Kalniņš also ...more
Liliya Ludan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Liliya Anatoliyvna Ludan (Ukrainian: Лілія Анатоліївна Лудан; born June 2, 1969 in Kyiv) is a Ukrainian luger who has competed since 1985. Competing at the Winter Olympics, she earned her best ...more
Gregory Carigiet is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Gregory Carigiet
Gregory Carigeiet (born March 8, 1987) is a Swiss luger who has competed since 1999. Carigeit finished 17th in the men's singles event at a World Cup event in Calgary on 21 November 2009. ...more
Ondřej Hyman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Ondřej Hyman
Ondřej Hyman (born 25 February 1986 in Jablonec nad Nisou) is a Czech luger who has competed since 1995. His best finish at the FIL World Luge Championships was 29th in the men's singles at ...more
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
Corrina Martini (born 19 June 1985 in Winterberg, North Rhine-Westphalia) is a German luger who has competed since 2005. She won two medal at the FIL European Luge Championships 2010 in Sigulda ...more
Imre Pulai is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Imre Pulai
Imre Pulai (born November 14, 1967 in Budapest) is a Hungarian sprint canoeist, who won two Olympic medals in the Canadian canoeing event, including a gold medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics with ...more
Erin Hamlin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Erin Mullady Hamlin (born 19 November 1986) is a four-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 ...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 (Mérida, Venezuela, 1953–) is a professor emeritus (active) of exercise science at Boise State University and author of nine different "fitness & wellness" ...more
Shiva Keshavan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Shiva Keshavan (born 25 August 1981) is a six 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 ...more
Regan Lauscher is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Regan Lauscher (born February 21, 1980 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian luger. Competing in three Winter Olympics, she earned her best finish of tenth in the women's singles event at ...more
Sarah Podorieszach is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Sarah Podorieszach (born June 5, 1989) is a Canadian-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 ...more
Nodar Kumaritashvili is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Nodar Kumaritashvili (Georgian: ნოდარ ქუმარიტაშვილი; pronounced [nɔdar kʰumaritʼaʃvili]; 25 November 1988 – 12 February 2010) was a Georgian luge athlete who suffered a fatal crash during a ...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 (born January 23, 1971) 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 ...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 (born 5 February 1988) is a German luger.
Eric Pothier is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Eric Pothier (born August 3, 1979 in Calgary, Alberta) 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 ...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 (born May 12, 1987) is a Canadian luger who has competed since 2002. Gough is a two-time Olympic luge medalist winning bronze in women's and silver in the team relay at the 2018 ...more
Mike Moffat is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Mike Moffat may refer to: Mike Moffat (luger) (born 1982), Canadian luger Mike Moffat (ice hockey) (born 1962), Canada ice hockey goaltender
Samuel Edney is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Samuel "Sam" Edney (born June 29, 1984) is a retired Canadian luger who has competed since 2000. Competing in four Winter Olympics.
Agnese Koklaca is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Lugers
Agnese Koklaca is a luger.