Street-luge



noun, Sports.
1.
the sport of racing down a paved incline on a wheeled sled, in a supine position.
2.
the sled itself.
noun
1.
the sport of descending a steep road or track on a large type of skateboard on which riders lie on their backs, descending feet first
noun

the recreation of sledding on an inclined dry surface in a specially made toboggan; also called land luge , luge road racing
Examples

Street luges have been clocked moving faster than 80 mph, with the rider lying mere inches from the pavement.
Word Origin

1950-2000

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