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Olympic luger loses protective visor, survives breakneck run in freezing temperatures without it

What’s crazier than doing an Olympic luge run, which involves zooming feet-first down a windy, icy chute at up to 90 mph? Doing an Olympic luge run without a visor to protect your eyes. Hey, at least Poland’s Mateusz Sochowicz had the rest of his helmet on. And it’s probably worth mentioning that the weather in PyeongChang has been […]
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