See Olympic Luger Kate Hansen’s Pre-Race Warm-Up Dance [Jammin’ Video]
I have always admired lugers, that has got to be exhilarating, racing down an icy tube with no restraints or protection except a helmet. Their body muscles have GOT to be amazing! They have to fight the centrifugal force with every fiber of their being at speeds of over 70mph. How do they prepare for such a dangerous ride? Kate Hansen has a very unique way and with good reason.
Athletes usually have some sort of good luck charm they carry with them or a pre-game ritual that they go through in hopes to enhance their performance, improve their concentration and reduce anxiety. Kate Hansen, an American Olympic Luger dances.
Here's her pre-luge bust-a-move at the Olympics:
Kate explains why she does it:
You go girl!